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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2019 12:42 p.m. PST

… Annoying Flying Insects.

"Harvard's robotic flying bee has been in development for well over a decade now. And despite its incredibly simple design, over the past few years, its creators have improved Robobee's capabilities, adding abilities such as the ability to hover and even steer itself down a pre-determined flight path. It's too tiny to carry its own batteries and has been long reliant on a connected power cable. But last August, for the first time ever, Robobee made its first flight without a wire tether…."
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Armand

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2019 1:14 p.m. PST

Swat everything, and let God sort them out, just to be sure.

Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2019 7:35 p.m. PST

Thresher01

That actually made me laugh out loud. Thanks.

Personal logo Andrew Walters Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2019 8:39 a.m. PST

Those insect-sized drones will be less intrusive than the current ones:

https://birdsarentreal.com

My privacy is secure: indoors there are two cats that will bat down and eat anything that looks and acts like that. Outdoors there's a yellow jacket trap.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2019 12:48 p.m. PST

(smile)


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Armand

StarCruiser05 Jul 2019 2:32 p.m. PST
Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2019 4:42 p.m. PST

Glad to hear it Paul.

I do try!

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