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  • CyberKite (2009-2011, pdf info, video) is a Festo AG funded kite system with cybernetic control unit and future-oriented mechatronic system that uses intelligent control technology to tame the forces of nature. Ivo Boblan was part of the control team.
  • YoYo (2008, pdf info, press release, video) are three 2m large yoyo plays each driven by one fluidic muscle.
  • Aqua_ray (2007, pdf info, press release, video) is a manta ray driven by water hydraulics. The central drive and control unit for the wing and tail takes the form of a fluidic muscle from Festo, in combination with the Fin Ray Effect®.

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