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This robot sticks to walls like a gecko with wheels

You know Disney for its classic movies, like "Cinderella," and its record-breaking "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." Of course, Disney has its theme parks, like Walt Disney World, as well as TV channels, toys, clothes and much more.

What you may not know, and who did, is that Disney is also on the cutting edge of developing the coolest robot you're likely to see anytime soon. If you think the footage you've been seeing from drones overhead is cool, you can only imagine what footage from a wall-climbing robot will look like.

So far, the VertiGo robot developed by Disney Research Zurich and engineering company ETH doesn't have a camera on it. For now, it's a prototype they're still tweaking.

VertiGo rolls around like a remote-controlled car. But then it really impresses. It uses tiltable propellers to climb walls. (See videos above, and next page.)

Next page: How VertiGo works; video
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