RuBot II Sets New Rubik's Cube Solving Record
Pete Redmond's RuBot II has mastered the Rubik's Cube in less than 23 seconds. After being calibrated, a technician mixes up the cube. RB II then quickly scans a side and solves the puzzle. Needless to say, he easily made it to the Guinness Book of World Records. By the way, although RuBot is flashier, the human record is 7.08 seconds, so we are still the masters of that domain.
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Posted by Sheila Franklin at September 30, 2010 8:55 PM
I think it's cool that they decided to add 80s sci-fi like computery sound effects (and speech) and a nice little light show as well. Oh, and the display is also a nice feature. I suppose it would have been boring if they only had two robot arms and a text display.