Efflixi wrote on May 8, 2013, 09:33: The robotic fly is amazingly cool but I couldn't help but notice it was tethered. I'm assuming the thin wire was for power. When will battery or "engine" technology catch up and be able to power this thing autonomously?
The 'engine' is fine, its the 'fuel' that is the problem. Right now battery technology is way behind all the cool tech that could benefit from miniturization.