Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Origamibots

The title of this post is a combination of the words origami and robot.  Why? Because, as you can see for yourself below, researchers at Seoul National University have created small robots that incorporate the principles underlying origami into the design of the wheels of small robots.  The results is some really cool, really amazing robots:

You need to click here to read the fascinating story at Gizmodo as well as to see two really cool, short videos showing how these robots can alter themselves when faced with obstacles in their path.