This micro aerial vehicle has a unique way to extend battery life

Robobee is a micro aerial vehicle capable of landing for periods of time to conserve battery life – huge implications for surveillance. If you are interested in micro drones, you’ll want to check out this cool device. It was developed by Moritz Alexander Graule, a PhD student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology while he was at Harvard University.

See the full article and video, “Meet ‘Robobee’ – the tiny drone designed to perch and save energy.” It was written by Nicola Davis and posted at The Guardian

Source of video: AAAS/Harvard Microrobotics Lab/Harvard SEAS