This is one of my favorite companies.
I've been following Festo for a while. They fuse art with science and technology to make robots that are extremely lifelike. Fish, jellyfish, ray, flying penguin, humanoid robots, elephants trunk.... One of the innovations they use a lot are polymer artificial muscles that can expand and contract... something I think is amazing. When I finally open my dream shop, I'm going to get me some of that.
Now check out this bird