Naghi Sotoudeh’s steerable buzzbot uses two vibration motors, an ATtiny45 microcontroller, and an IR receiver allowing it to be remotely controlled. [Via Hizook]

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    • http://profiles.google.com/jared.boehm Jared Boehm

      Great, now the Hexbug asshats can steal this idea too.

      • Anonymous

        If you check out this Hizook article, you’ll see that there are plenty of other steerable bristlebot designs too: ¬†http://www.hizook.com/blog/2011/09/08/infrared-remote-controlled-rc-steerable-vibrobot-created-naghi-sotoudeh

        I’m guessing the Innovation First folks already knew about these…