This robotic cube can balance on its edge, stand on a corner and even walk

By Shawn Knight
Dec 20, 2013
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  1. We’ve seen robots pull off all sorts of impressive feats over the years but I bet you’ve never seen one like the Cubli. As the name suggests, it’s a cube-shaped robot created by researchers in Switzerland that is capable of...

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  2. This is how it starts...
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  3. VitalyT

    VitalyT TechSpot Guru Posts: 1,587   +489

    That's what I call wicked!
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  4. madboyv1

    madboyv1 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 942   +42

    I know what I want for Christmas...
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  5. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 943   +82

    Nice find Shawn! She said it perfectly, it is a cool little cube!
  6. wastedkill

    wastedkill TechSpot Maniac Posts: 1,060   +220

    This has to be the coolest thing I have ever seen! Next we will see them on rooftops with guns! haha
  7. They should send one in space :cool:
  8. Steve

    Steve TechSpot Staff Posts: 1,286   +398 Staff Member

    I know the applications are far reaching but kid’s toys just aren’t what they use to be :)

    Things like this and the less complex versions such as the Sphero would have been amazing to play with as a kid.
  9. Jotticage

    Jotticage Newcomer, in training

    Might be cool to have a couple of those on a motorcycle, or a dirt bike
  10. Spect

    Spect TechSpot Member

    "to be used in unmanned vehicles to explore other PLANTS" ...sounds cool :)
  11. misor

    misor TechSpot Addict Posts: 968   +147

    Walking = feet ?
    fly = if with functional wings
    swim/glide = if in the water
    movement/motion for general displacement.
    otherwise, the snake in my backyard can now both walk and crawl.
     
  12. Steve

    Steve TechSpot Staff Posts: 1,286   +398 Staff Member



    Upload that footage to YouTube.
  13. Darth Shiv

    Darth Shiv TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 1,134   +172

    Nice find. Very interesting!
  14. Xclusiveitalian

    Xclusiveitalian TechSpot Guru Posts: 675   +39

    This is quite impressive, think of the possibilities!
  15. Thanks Santa ;) and Merry Christmass to all humanity. (..and Vegas :p)

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    ..ps:imageges not a fake I promisse.


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