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It may not look like much, but this little modular robot's got the stuff to give Keepon a run for its money -- oh yeah, and according to its creators, iMobot's got big implications for the field of robotics too. Sporting four degrees of freedom, two rotating joints, and a pair of faceplates that ac...

March 26th 2011 at 11:11pm 0 Comments
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We've seen a number of modular, reassembling robots already, but that doesn't make 'em any less unnerving, especially when we see them doing their thing on video. As you can see for yourself after the break, this latest batch of bots from the University of Pennsylvania seem to be capable enough, wi...

April 29th 2008 at 2:06pm 0 Comments
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We've seen this modular bot around, but it's really starting to come into its own, with all sorts of twisting and flexing and joining to keep it occupied for hours. NASA's plan for the bot is for a future robotic system that is "modular, multifunctional and self-reconfigurable," and this SuperBot th...

February 22nd 2007 at 11:02pm 0 Comments