Just when you thought it was safe to run into the water to escape the land-robot madness, here comes the Octobot!

Swimming at a blistering 7 inches a second, the Octobot, developed by the Institute of Computer Science in Greece, is inspired by the common octopus, using eight arms to swim and chase down its prey.

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  1. Matt Wang
    Posted October 13, 2014 at 4:19 PM | Permalink

    This has slick motion and looks pretty cool, but… if it’s inspired by the common octopus why is it called a jellyfish bot?

    • Owen Li
      Posted November 1, 2014 at 10:10 PM | Permalink

      ughhh the article I originally got it from used “jellyfish bot”…I just checked and it got edited to “Octobot”…awkward

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