Meet CanBot: The Robotic Beer Can Transformer

Meet CanBot: The Robotic Beer Can Transformer

“Can you see my robot?” asks Japanese roboticist Ron Tajima.

In the following video don’t be fooled by the beer can sitting on the table. It’s actually CanBot, the first prototype for a beer can transformer. The three-legged robot looks a bit like R2D2 mixed with a Sapporo and can shuffle and roll across flat surfaces. And just when you thought a robotic beer can couldn’t get any cooler, you can command CanBot with a Wii game controller.

Check out the full video here:

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