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Origami robot can fold itself and walk away


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#1    UM-Bot

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Posted 08 August 2014 - 08:28 AM

Microrobotics engineers have built a robot that is both mobile and capable of folding itself in to shape.

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Developed at Harvard University, the real-life Transformer consists of a butterfly-shaped net of panels that the robot can manipulate in to a shape that enables it to shamble along using two battery-powered microcircuits attached to each side.

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Posted 08 August 2014 - 09:28 AM

That's neat!

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Posted 08 August 2014 - 10:05 AM

It looks quite sweetie.

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Posted 08 August 2014 - 12:42 PM

It's a transformer.

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Posted 08 August 2014 - 12:55 PM

I want one


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Posted 08 August 2014 - 02:02 PM

needs work


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Posted 08 August 2014 - 04:42 PM

A lot of design went into this for the locomotion to be so poor. Good POC but some thought needs to be given to the "leg" movement. Overall, cool project.

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Posted 08 August 2014 - 09:50 PM

It's a decepticon, kill it!


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Posted 08 August 2014 - 09:59 PM

That's nice! :)

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Posted 10 August 2014 - 07:58 AM

The objective is to used it on Earthquakes yet it will really be used for War! Then they shall create GALVATRON!!!





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