Skip navigation

Robot-ants that can jump, communicate with each other and work together


A team of EPFL researchers has developed tiny 10-gram robots that are inspired by ants: they can communicate with each other, assign roles among themselves and complete complex tasks together. These reconfigurable robots are simple in structure, yet they can jump and crawl to explore uneven surfaces.

This video is embedded in the following content:
Jumping robots work together to tackle large obstacles