Biomimetic flapping fan

Hummingbird biomimetic fan



Inspired by the unique axial movement found in a Hummingbird’s wing. Our patented design outperforms the North American hummingbird with over 57 flaps per second, generating highly efficient air displacement. 

Hummingbird Biomimetic Fan


An overview of Hummingbird’s technical performance details

Fan Flow Rate14 CFMAt zero head pressure
Input5-12V DC, 0.02 A
Power Consumption0.6 W
Lifetime150K hoursL10 at 65 C
Noise26 dBAMeasured 1 m from inlet
Ambient Operating Temp-40C to 65C
(-40F to 149F)
Physical properties
Size140 x 42 x 40 mm3

Key advantages

An innovative engineering approach makes Hummingbird™ a superior cooling solution

Fan efficiency

85% Lighter

When compared to a traditional rotary fan of similar performance

Fan form factor

Supports multiple form factors

Without the constraints of circular blades

fan air flow

A uniform air flow

No "dead space" where the central axis is on traditional fans

fan low noise

Quiet at less than < 25db

Much quieter with a far lower frequency "hum"

Reliable and efficient

With no moving parts or need for maintenance

See it in action

Shot without any editing or sound manipulation. 

  • 20mm x 25mm x75mm
  • 25g total mass
  • Air flow rate

Drop Test

Operational drop test

  • 10x drops
  • 3ft height
  • plywood surface
  • 0 failures



The unique benefits of our biomimetic fans open up a range of new possibilities when approaching cooling requirements. Some industries with sophisticated cooling requirements include:

Consumer Electronics
Perfect for consumer electronics applications, biomimetic cooling enables lower noise levels, custom form factors and low power consumption.
From 5G equipment to telecommunications equipment, biomimetic fans help with high levels of reliability and efficiency as well as being lightweight.
Aerospace and aeronautics applications can benefit from the reliability and efficiency of biomimetic fans, as well as their lightweight benefits.
Tech Infrastructure
Low power consumption, flexible form factor and reliability makes biomimetic cooling solutions a great fit for server farms and data centers.
In the automotive industry, reliability and performance factors are critical in cooling solutions, which biomimetic fans provide as well as low levels of noise.