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Children of the nitinol

...what music they make.
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Well, later they might make music.
For now though I'm picturing a battery operated modular building kit much like Capsella but with nitinol strips of varying lengths and composition, and switches activated by each strips deformation instead of moving parts. Several remote control bimetallic servos complete the package.

All sorts of spider-like and insectoid creations could be brought to realistic life in this fashion, slithering, milipedantic, and now, with the new heat seal Mylar sheet with refillable helium canister expansion pack, even ornithopterrific avian and aquatic life forms could be cruising gracefully around the house.

Prior art Paper-thin_20Robot
[2 fries shy of a happy meal, Jan 12 2010]

All sorts of spider-like and insectoid creations could be brought to realistic life in this fashion https://www.youtube...93966&v=F_citFkSNtk
[MaxwellBuchanan, Mar 18 2015]

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       NIce one 2 fries.
xenzag, Jan 12 2010

       Bun just for the word 'milipedantic.' Is that an overparticular carpenter or a many-footed bug working out a precision dance step?
RayfordSteele, Jan 12 2010

       It means they only correct every thousandth minor error.
notexactly, Mar 16 2015


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