Wheels that morph into tank track


Love this design of a robot/wheel chair wheel that can morph from a single wheel into a multi-wheel tank track, as terrain conditions dictate.

Galileo Mobility Capabilities [via Solarbotics’ Twitter feed]

2 thoughts on “Wheels that morph into tank track

  1. njmalhq.wordpress.com says:

    Seems the treads are very elastic.

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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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