Disney's Research Hub Creates a Wheeled Robot That Can Climb Walls

No place is safe from this gravity-defying gadget.

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Created in partnership between Disney and ETH Zurich, the VertiGo is a nimble, four-wheeled robot that has been developed with the uncanny ability to effortlessly scale walls. The way it does this is at once ingenious and old-fashion — two articulating propellers not only provide forward thrust to the robot, but can also push the gadget against the wall to prevent it from falling. This means that the robot can effectively scale any surface no matter how uneven, until its batteries run out. Check out the robot in action above, and click here for more robot action.

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