Skip to comments.MIT develops miniature shape-shifting robots
Posted on 12/01/2012 11:41:12 AM PST by Olog-hai
Toy robots that can fold into different configurations are fairly common, but these simplistic devices are a far cry from the dream of real-life Transformers. Now a group at MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms has created a robot that could point the way toward the real thing.
Developed by lab director Neil Gershenfeld, visiting scientist Ara Knaian, and graduate student Kenneth Cheung, the Milli-Motein is a reconfigurable robot that can be programmed to fold itself into a number of different shapes.
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Wow and people didn’t want Mitt as president and here he is developing robots.
Pretty cool, thanks for posting.
OMG, all the sci-fi of my youth is coming to life.
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