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Robotic Fish Competition planned

20090904171133817It seems the robot fish we’ve seen from KITECH and Convex are just the beginning.  In 2010 a full-blown aquatic robotics competition is already planned.  The robots will have to avoid obstacles in a pool and race towards a destination.  With a number of Korean companies and institutions already in the process of developing aquatic robots, as well as international teams from Japan and the U.S., they expect 8-10 teams will participate.  Due to their streamlined shapes, fish robots are 20-30% more efficient than standard propeller-powered machines.

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