hummingbird

  • Japan's $2 million rescue robot is a hummingbird

    Japan's $2 million rescue robot is a hummingbird

    A Japanese researcher called Hiroshi Liu has developed a robotic hummingbird, which, just a real one, can flutter freely in mid-air by rapidly moving its wings (up to n impressive 30 times per second). Liu, who works for Chiba University just outside Tokyo, says his hummingbird is powered by a small motor and has four wings. It can be remote-controlled through infrared. Read More

  • Samsung, Intrinsity unveil Hummingbird to rival Snapdragon

    Samsung, Intrinsity unveil Hummingbird to rival Snapdragon

    Alright, so Samsung wasn’t exactly the first kid on the block to break the mobile gigahertz barrier, but it certainly wasn’t for lack of effort. It looks like they’re ready to put that behind them, as they and partner Intrinsity have unveiled their first foray into the realm of high performance mobility: the 1 GHz Hummingbird processor. The Hummingbird itself is based on… Read More