iRobot’s Soft Morphing Blob ‘Bot Takes Its First Steps

iRobot’s soft, shape-shifting robot blob can roll around and change shape, and it will be able to squeeze through tiny cracks in a wall when the project is finished. Video presented at IEEE IROS 2009. Read more robot news at http://spectrum.ieee.org

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25 thoughts on “iRobot’s Soft Morphing Blob ‘Bot Takes Its First Steps

  1. And yet you’re …
    And yet you’re getting the downvotes. That’s youtube for you. Here, have an upvote.

  2. freaky. anyone …
    freaky. anyone remember the stretch armstrong that came with the vaccum pump?

  3. I’m not impressed. …
    I’m not impressed.

    I bet they spent a lot of money redesigning the ball. : /

  4. this may have some …
    this may have some serious unforseen applications, i just thought of one but dont know if its feasable yet.

  5. WOW.
    You butchered …

    WOW.
    You butchered the English language to the point of being unrecognizable.

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