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New software could allow cyborg insects to map buildings. What?

By November 19, 2013No Comments

Cockroaches with a lightweight chip strapped onto their backs may one day save your life. Scientists have been experimenting with a practical way of using these “biobots” in order to scout out collapsed buildings in advance of first responders to a disasters. These “biobots” will be able to create a rough map of the area using radio signals and help guide first responders to crucial areas of the disaster. Will they help with designing diaphragmatic absorbers one day? Here’s hoping.

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New software could allow cyborg insects to map buildings. What?

MikeSorensen

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I am a structural engineer as well as a master furniture maker. I design cabinets for low frequency, activated carbon absorbers. Connect with me on Google+

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