Dec 20, 2021

Cuttlefish-Like Robots Are Far More Efficient Than Propeller-Powered Machines

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And they could soon help explore the deep sea.

New York-based firm Pliant Energy Systems is building a marine system reminiscent of the cuttlefish with its rippling underwater motion, a report from The Economist reveals.

The company’s biomimetic machine, called Velox, is based on the principle that propellers are nowhere near as efficient as the fins of sea creatures that are prevalent in nature.

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