Electronic flapping origami crane

This crane silently flaps on its own using shape memory wire in the wings.

Project documentation: http://fab.cba.mit.edu/classes/MIT/863.10/people/jie.qi/jieweek10.html

Flickr set: Electronic origami

Press: The Creators Project

2010. Paper, 0.006″ HT flexinol wire, copper tape, LED, 3.7V lithium ion battery