NASA beefs up its "SuperBot," has video to prove it

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Paul Miller
February 22, 2007 11:02 PM
NASA beefs up its "SuperBot," has video to prove it
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 that USC is developing seems to fit the bill. Each module has its own power supply, sensors and communication, and with a few degrees of movement and six connecting faces there are plenty things the bots can do when joined as a team -- a SuperBot, if you will. It's not much use explaining it, you just have to see it for yourself, so peep the read link for action vids galore, then head to the comments and get a bit of "I for one..." out of your system.
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