I’ve already shared some images of combat and humanoid robots from RoboGames, but there’s a lot more to see than just that. Below is a slideshow of “the rest”, which there was quite a lot of.
Photos by Sam Freeman
Don't worry, he was a great driver.
A hexapod with an Aluminum frame.
A quadcopter and a giant walking mech.
A hexcopter with a large, camera-less gimbal.
Evil Mad Science and Super Awesome Sylvia collaborated to make the WaterColorBot.
The CNC bot (controlled with EggBot electronics) will recreate a drawing of your own from an iPad. See it at Maker Faire in May!
A MORAV Mech by Fon Davis. This guy's busy welding part of the massive bot.
Navigating a massive maze.
This BarBot is water-cooled and beautifully lit with LEDs.
An attempt during the Autonomous Navigation competition.
A large Delta robot drew images quickly and precisely.
A shot from one of the humanoid Kung Fu matches.
A custom remote used to control one of the complex humanoid bots.
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