Underwater Fish Robot

 - Nov 7, 2006   Updated: Jun 7 2011
References: techeblog
At Trend Hunter, we've seen robots that can dance, fight, sing and even ride a bicycle. In fact, we even have a whole category full of innovative new robots. Now, Japan's Kobe University has released three robots that can swim. These fish robots swim just like their real life counterparts.

Implications - Capitalist societies are preoccupied with progress and the future, but it's always in relation to human applications. As such, technologists are constantly trying to incorporate elements of the organic or biological into their devices. Designers need to ensure that their gadgets do not give off a sterile impression or consumers will have a much more difficult time forming empathetic relations with their products.