Spider robot to assist in trekking places considered potentially dangerous and inaccessible to human

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA in Germany have developed a spider robot that navigates mimicking the movement of a real spider. The 3D printed robot has been created to provide assistance in reaching places where human intervention is not possible or dangerous as in chemical/industrial accident sites.


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Watch CubeStormer II, the Lego robot beat humans at solving the Rubik’s Cube

Rubik’s cube could be fun for some, could be interesting for some while for some it can be just a puzzle to while away time with. Although most of us might dread at the thought of a solving a Rubik’s cube, there are a few who can live up to the challenge and make it work at mind blowing speeds.


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The world’s smallest floor washing robot


Roomba from iRobot has been quite popular around us. Now the same company brings you the world’s first floor washing robot. Called the Scooba 230, the robot features a three step cleaning process. It “washes”, “scrubs” and “squeezes”, all by itself. It’s super-portable too, at just 3.5 inches in height and 6.5 inches in diameter. Overall, an intelligent tiny robot that proves that we are one step closer to the Star Trek era.


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