Sunday, August 30, 2009

Researchers hope to mass-produce robots on a chip


Tiny robots the size of a flea could one day be mass-produced, churned out in swarms and programmed for a variety of applications, such as surveillance, micromanufacturing, medicine, cleaning, and more. In an effort to reach this goal, a recent study has demonstrated the initial tests for fabricating microrobots on a large scale.

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Researchers hope to mass-produce robots on a chip @ Physorg...

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Lego Roboto Solves Sudoku [Lego]

Lego Roboto Solves Sudoku [Lego]: "

Swedish hacker Hans Andersson doesn't need a robot to solve sudokus puzzles. That's because he's a genius capable of making a robot that can solve sudoku puzzles. He used Lego Mindstorms to do it, and even the writing is beautiful:

On the Heyzeuss Awesome 1 to 10 scale, this gets a Spinal Tap 11. [Tilted Twister via Hackaday]