Bionic Ants Could Make Up our Future Workforce

Bionic Ants Could Make Up our Future Workforce

Engineering company Festo has developed artificial ants that communicate with each other and coordinate actions in tandem

Emma Hutchings
  • 30 march 2015

The cooperative behavior of ants has been transferred to the world of technology by German engineering company Festo. Their BionicANTs were inspired by nature and feature the delicate anatomy of their namesake as well as their nimble coordination. The ‘ANT’ stands for both their role model and for Autonomous Networking Technologies.

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