Shape Shifting Robots That Reassemble Themselves

Shape Shifting Robots That Reassemble Themselves

 

Imagine a day when we have robots that are comprised of smaller robotic pieces, and when you knock them apart they regroup and continue functioning.  Well, that day is now, as the video shows.   The ideal is to build a robot that is not in any particular shape, making it well suited to a variety of different tasks.  It seems a bit Termintor -esque, but the foundations for such technology is being laid today.  I just hope that it is a while before the T-1000 comes strolling down the Beach.

Aloha from the Beach,
greg

 

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