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Topic: Self Folding Micro-Robot is fascinating.
Message: Posted by: Tom Jorgenson (Jun 3, 2015 08:35PM)
Http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/robotics-hardware/origami-robot-folds-itself-up-does-cool-stuff-dissolves-into-nothing

Interesting little thing....tomorrow's bedbug?
Message: Posted by: tommy (Jun 3, 2015 09:01PM)
Amazing.
Message: Posted by: NYCTwister (Jun 3, 2015 11:40PM)
[quote]On Jun 3, 2015, Tom Jorgenson wrote:
Http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/robotics-hardware/origami-robot-folds-itself-up-does-cool-stuff-dissolves-into-nothing

Interesting little thing....tomorrow's bedbug? [/quote]

Very cool. Thanks Tom.
Message: Posted by: rockwall (Jun 4, 2015 12:11AM)
Watching the video of it moving around seemed a bit like watching the fight scene from this movie.

[youtube]IXmRuJByoVs[/youtube]
Message: Posted by: Intrepid (Jun 4, 2015 05:55PM)
[quote]On Jun 4, 2015, rockwall wrote:
Watching the video of it moving around seemed a bit like watching the fight scene from this movie.
[/quote]
Exactly! Its twitching movements reminded me of the jerky stop motion animation movies my brother and I made as kids.
Message: Posted by: funsway (Jun 5, 2015 03:45AM)
Consider that the human way of walking is just throwing yourself off balance, falling and then catching yourself in a different position.

Hardly graceful -- just that we are used to it.
Message: Posted by: rockwall (Jun 5, 2015 12:59PM)
[quote]On Jun 5, 2015, funsway wrote:
Consider that the human way of walking is just throwing yourself off balance, falling and then catching yourself in a different position.

Hardly graceful -- just that we are used to it. [/quote]

Well, maybe you just haven't seen me walk! :)
Message: Posted by: ralphs007 (Jun 5, 2015 02:31PM)
I thought I saw this for sale at Paul Harris's web site,Lol.
Message: Posted by: Starrpower (Jun 5, 2015 05:49PM)
Maybe Ray Harryhausen invented that robot!