Human Fly gloves: still in the “ugly beta” phase

Paul Raven @ 27-07-2009

If you can’t buy something you want, you might as well build it yourself – especially if it’s something as specialised (and dangerous) as vacuum-powered building-climbing gloves:

They’re a bit rough and ready, but that’s your proof-of-concept right there. Give it a few years for someone to make a reliable (and more stylish) commercial version, and parkour is going to fall out of fashion pretty quickly… [via Hack-aDay]

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One Response to “Human Fly gloves: still in the “ugly beta” phase”

  1. Evil Rocks says:

    Did you not see the TED presentation of gecko-foot derived human climbing appartuses? Quite stunning.

    (somewhere in this video, methinks: http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/robert_full_learning_from_the_gecko_s_tail.html)