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

By Shawn Knight · 14 replies
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 Russ-Puss Posts: 3,669   +1,952

    That's what I call wicked!
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  4. madboyv1

    madboyv1 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,472   +376

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

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,215   +177

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

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,423   +350

    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 Editor Posts: 2,869   +2,039

    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 TS Rookie

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

    Spect TS Booster Posts: 33   +24

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

    misor TS Evangelist Posts: 1,285   +243

    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 Editor Posts: 2,869   +2,039

    Upload that footage to YouTube.
  13. Darth Shiv

    Darth Shiv TS Evangelist Posts: 1,811   +472

    Nice find. Very interesting!
  14. Xclusiveitalian

    Xclusiveitalian TS Evangelist Posts: 714   +75

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


    [​IMG] not a fake I promisse.

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