SuperBot is a new type of robots that are modular, multifunctional, and easily reconfigurable. Its modules can be dynamically configured into different robots to fit the user’s needs. For example, it can crawl, walk, roll, climb, carry, fetch, or survey. The reconfiguration and module exchanges are easy and do not require any special knowledge or training. Such robots are economic because a single robot can provide diverse behaviors and can be changed frequently. This is ideal for home campanions, search and rescue, security, surveillance, and so on.
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References in zbMATH (referenced in 5 articles )
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- Ahmadzadeh, Hossein; Masehian, Ellips: Modular robotic systems: methods and algorithms for abstraction, planning, control, and synchronization (2015)
- Aloupis, Greg; Benbernou, Nadia; Damian, Mirela; Demaine, Erik D.; Flatland, Robin; Iacono, John; Wuhrer, Stefanie: Efficient reconfiguration of lattice-based modular robots (2013)
- Sadjadi, Hossein; Mohareri, Omid; Al-Jarrah, Mohammad Amin; Assaleh, Khaled: Design and implementation of HexBot: a modular self-reconfigurable robotic system (2012)
- Christensen, David Johan; Campbell, Jason; Stoy, Kasper: Anatomy-based organization of morphology and control in self-reconfigurable modular robots (2010)
- Brun, Yuriy; Reishus, Dustin: Connecting the dots: molecular machinery for distributed robotics (2009)
Further publications can be found at: http://www.isi.edu/robots/prl/index.html