Festo

03.31.15
Festo's insect-inspired robots act like the real things
03.31.15

Festo's insect-inspired robots act like the real things

German automation company Festo is known for taking cues from nature when designing robots. This t...

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04.06.14
Inhabitat's Week in Green: WarkaWater Tower, kangaroo-like robot and an energy-generating carousel
04.06.14

Inhabitat's Week in Green: WarkaWater Tower, kangaroo-like robot and an energy-generating carousel

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean te...

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03.29.13
BionicOpter dragonfly drone flutters about, blows minds
03.29.13

BionicOpter dragonfly drone flutters about, blows minds

Festo isn't quite the household name that Boston Dynamics is. (And, really, we're not entirely sur...

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03.25.11
Festo's SmartBird robot takes off with elegance, doesn't poop on you (video)
03.25.11

Festo's SmartBird robot takes off with elegance, doesn't poop on you (video)

The geniuses at Festo's Bionic Learning Network are well known for their fascination with robotic a...

By R. Lai,   03.25.11
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04.26.10
Festo's strong and agile robot arm is based on the elephant's trunk, scares the bejesus out of us (video)
04.26.10

Festo's strong and agile robot arm is based on the elephant's trunk, scares the bejesus out of us (video)

Festo's unveiled some pretty impressive tech over the years, from fluidic muscles to robotic flying...

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04.09.10
Engadget test-drives Festo AirMotion Ride, humiliates self (video)
04.09.10

Engadget test-drives Festo AirMotion Ride, humiliates self (video)

Festo may've already stirred up plenty of attention with its mesmerizing AirPenguin blimp, but let'...

By R. Lai,   04.09.10
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04.08.10
Festo's flying AirPenguin robot induces daydreaming beyond the sea (video)
04.08.10

Festo's flying AirPenguin robot induces daydreaming beyond the sea (video)

Penguins. Such graceful creatures. Mommy never told us why these birds don't fly, but here's proof...

By R. Lai,   04.08.10
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04.18.09
Festo shows off robot penguins and other visions of the future
04.18.09

Festo shows off robot penguins and other visions of the future

The folks at Festo have already proven themselves to be more than adept some intoxicating, slightly...

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