Hexapod races at Singapore Robotic Games

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OMG, these four and six-legged robot races, line-following competitions, are amazing. And pretty hysterical. Like the Boston Dynamics bots, and some of the other robots we’ve covered here, these are sort of unsettling in how biological they’re movements and behaviors feel.

Via Society of Robots


4 thoughts on “Hexapod races at Singapore Robotic Games

  1. Zach C. says:

    It looks to me like they’re all using the same two kits.

  2. Solarbotics says:

    I’m quite impressed that they’re getting effective line-following feedback from 1)sensors sooo high above the surface that are 2) bouncing around like yo-yos. Well done – anybody have info on the system they’re using.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at garstipsandtools.com.

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