Since we’re all about blowing into, or onto things here at [GaS], I figured posting a video of the Robo-Air Jet System would be appropriate. Be sure the watch the whole clip, as the most impressive stuff starts at 0:43.
Automated Manipulation of Spherical Objects in Three Dimensions Using a Gimbaled Air Jet. Developed at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Video presented at IROS 2009.