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Insect-Inspired Artificial Eyes Could Help Drones See

By: News.Discovery.com

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n a move to make autonomous flying robots more practical, researchers have developed tiny artificial eyes, inspired by the way insects view the world, to help drones avoid collisions and better navigate confined or cluttered spaces.

These tiny eyes—which are being tested on tiny drones—weigh just 2 milligrams, which is 1/1,000th the weight of a dime. Each eye is roughly the size of sesame seed.

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