from above you it devours

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22 Responses:

  1. elfs says:

    It's like a prototype for something out of Half-Life 2. Hail to our airborne biomechanical psuedosquid overlords!

  2. boldra says:

    As soon as I saw it I thought "that must be German". Turns out I was right, and they're based 15 minutes away from my house.

    I wonder if this is what they mean when they say "German consumer confidence is high" ?

    • boldra says:

      Cool offices too. I'll have to take my bike by some time.

      Festo Esslingen

      • korgmeister says:

        Having used FESTO software, I'm amazed that someone actually built something that works with it.

        (Astoundingly bad UI + toolchain made up of incredibly crashtacular elements = KILL IT WITH FIRE!)

  3. ultranurd says:

    For a second, I thought someone was planning a modern remake/reboot of The Prisoner.

  4. giles says:

    töten sie es mit dem feuer!

  5. triggur says:

    Very cool!

    You might appreciate

  6. wikkit42 says:

    The water you drink is filtered by machinery actuated by solenoid valves manufactured by that company. I didn't know they were into odd RC vehicles as well.

  7. mc_kingfish says:

    Frankly I'm a bit surprised that you for one did not welcome our new tentacled masters from the Elemental Plane of Air.

  8. benchilada says:

    It's for times like these that I wish I knew some words that were more descriptive than HOLY FUCKING SHITASS.

    I want to live in the same world that those do.

  9. luvcraft says:

    It eats you, starting with your bottom.

  10. gwynjudd says:


    • misterjoel says:

      Yes, I was thinking... Just a matter of time until a custom FSM paintjob for use in holy gatherings.

  11. 1eyedkunt says:

    wow! that's so gorgeous!

  12. frandroid says:

    It's elegant.

  13. phs says:

    Same company as our pneumatic overlords...

    Must be nice to work in the "cool tech-demo" division...

  14. deadprogrammer says:

    Oh, that's clearly a Night Land monster.

  15. misterfister666 says:

    The sweetly electric almost-but-not-quite Mack the Knife as a soundtrack is a nice touch.

  16. jkndrkn says:

    Took me a while to catch the Buffy reference :]

  17. omni_ferret says:

    And I'm pondering how to give it direction - shifting a little weight around? A fan or two?