This video shows simulated physics-based motion planning examples in several challenging domains, including robot minigolf, robot soccer, and pool.
The underlying planning algorithms are described in my PhD Thesis "Physics-Based Robot Motion Planning in Dynamic Multi-Body Environments" (CMU-CS-10-115), Stefan Zickler, 2010.
For more information, see http://szickler.net/thesis/
Sean tests out the Faraday cage before the 2010 VEX World Championship After-Party.
Part of the National Anthem and a Tesla coil at the Vex Robotics World Championship 2010.
Giving the term "computer bug" a new meaning, Hexbug Nano is the latest model of micro-robot created by Texas-based Innovation First. Here's a closer look. Filmed at Toy Fair 2010.
The X PRIZE Foundation, Google Inc., LEGO Systems, National Instruments, and Wired’s
GeekDad will announce “MoonBots: A Google Lunar X PRIZE LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Challenge” today at National Instruments NIWeek 2009.
“MoonBots” Challenges Parent-Child Teams to Conduct Google Lunar X PRIZE Missions with LEGO Robots | Moonbots.org.
Someone already has a bot built for the task. Now we just need some rules!
YouTube - コーヒーを淹れさせてみた.
An amazingly detailed humanoid. At first I thought this was stop-motion animation, but it is definitely a robot.
More detail with google translated Japanese text is here:
YouTube - Cajun Crawler Exhibition 08.
This makes me think it's the bastard child of a
VEX Walker and a Segway.