Disney's New Robot Scales Walls…Like Spidey
by Elizabeth Palermo, Associate Editor
December 30, 2015 03:21pm ET
If Spider-Man had a robot sidekick, this would be it
A new four-wheeled bot named VertiGo looks like a remote-controlled car that a kid might build. But the little machine can drive vertically, straight up walls.
Researchers at Disney Research Zurich worked together with mechanical engineering students at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH) to design and build the gravity-defying bot.