Robotic Dragonfly – BionicOpter

Uploaded on 15 April, 2013

German engineering company, Festo has unveiled its latest robotic creation, a mechanical dragonfly called the BionicOpter. Like a real dragonfly, the BionicOpter can hover in mid-air and glide without beating its wings, an achievement Festo says takes aerial robotics to new heights. Rob Muir has more.