A Robot That Balances on a Ball

Developed by Masaaki Kumagai and Takaya Ochiai at the Robot Development Engineering Laboratory,
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Systems, Tohoku Gakuin University, Japan.

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25 thoughts on “A Robot That Balances on a Ball

  1. what I see is the …
    what I see is the wheel system in the vehicles from I-robot 🙂 I like it

  2. @southcanada that …
    @southcanada that remains to be seen. when electricity was first discovered, people regarded it little more than a toy.. From an engineering/scientific point of this this seems interesting. The uses come later 😀

  3. @southcanada you …
    @southcanada you could carry large objects without the need of someone, as shown in this video, you could create a sort of big table and move it around with only one hand

  4. @tiger55331
    i know …

    @tiger55331
    i know.. but some way,, it is… like.. i kinda thinks and reacts on what it thinks 😛
    at least its a good step into the right direction of AI
    🙂

  5. @lolindirlink
    I …

    @lolindirlink
    I agree completely, but this is not AI as far as i know- just a bunch of incredible sensors and motors

  6. THAT IS DEVILS WORK …
    THAT IS DEVILS WORK!!!!! IT CANNOT WORK LIEK TAHT!!! LIES!!!!!

    POWER OF CHRITHS COMPELS YOU!!!!!!!

  7. they should just …
    they should just call this a waitress’s best friend and market it 😛

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