April 10, 2012

MIT Creates Replicating Robot Pebbles

MIT researchers have created a robotic duplication system that works with "smart sand." These robot pebbles have simple processors and can communicate with others. After determining the original shape they can then replicate it in different sizes. Think of it as self-aware Legos and hope that their communication is limited to only building, not a robotic takeover.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at April 10, 2012 11:42 AM
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