1962 – “Icarus” – A. B. Orr (British)

A simple light-follower, based on the same 360degree rotating scanning principles as Grey Walter's tortoises.

My friend David Buckley built one in 1990 see here.

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  1. David Buckley Says:

    Icarus is really a poorly thought out design especially as Grey Walter had already shown how it should be done. If the light is behind Icarus then Icarus moves away from the light and if off to the side then it can be that the front wheel is then at right angles to the drive direction and the front wheel skids sideways and doesn’t steer.