Commercial Robotics

More Bird-scaring Robots

Posted 22 Sep 2001 at 15:08 UTC by steve Share This

Last month we told you about a robot that scares birds away from catfish ponds. Now, New Scientist has a story about two students in Ireland developing a robot that crawls along power lines, scaring away birds trying to roost there. The robot, called a Self-Sustained Induction Deferrer (SID), draws its power directly from the 11Kv powerlines through induction.

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