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The Ant Robot

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  00:06:16  2019  HD 16/9  Color  Sound

Using Nature as a model for better robots? A team of bioroboticists in the South of France have created, for the first time, an autonomous six-legged robot able to—without using GPS—find its way back to its nest using navigation skills inspired by Cataglyphis, the desert ant.

Producer : CNRS Images
Chief editor : BAKER Nicolas (CNRS Images, UPS CNRS, Meudon)
Director : BAKER Nicolas (CNRS Images, UPS CNRS, Meudon)
Audiovisual processPrises de vues réelles. Utilisation d'extraits de film et de photographies.
Commentaire en voix-off. Interventions en son direct. Musique.
PersonnalitiesSERRES Julien(ISM, UMR CNRS, Univ. Aix-Marseille); DUPEYROUX Julien(ISM, UMR CNRS, Univ. Aix-Marseille); VIOLLET Stéphane(ISM, UMR CNRS, Univ. Aix-Marseille)
NotesISM : Institut des Sciences du Mouvement - Etienne-Jules Marey (INSB)
Diffusé sur CNRS le Journal le 13/02/2019 sous le titre "Ce robot a vraiment le sens de l'orientation".


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Marseille ; France

Technical Sheet
Item No.6699
PublicLarge audience
Original SupportHD
VersionFrench ; English