"Roombots" Can Become Any Item of Furniture You Need

Scientists are developing modular robots that can move themselves around the room and pull themselves into chairs, beds, desks, or whatever piece of furniture you need at the time.
February 20, 2011, 7am PST | Tim Halbur
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David Zax writes at Fast Company that Roombots "are part of a larger trend in robotics of robot swarms, the notion that many miniature robots could be more powerful than just a few big ones. Recently, the University of Pennsylvania's GRASP lab demonstrated that small robot quadrocopters could team up to construct the frame of a building."

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Published on Friday, February 18, 2011 in Fast Company
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