RuBot II, Rubik's Cube Solving Robot.

The scary-looking RuBot II can solve any Rubik's cube in just 50 seconds, no matter how mixed up the cube is!

This is the new version of RuBot by Pete Redmond from Dublin, Ireland. It's very different to the prototype but it has to be the coolest looking robot solver ever. There are cameras in the eyes of the head that scan the cube before the pneumatic arms solve it. It usually solves the Cube in a max of about 50 seconds (not including the scan) no matter how much it is mixed up.
The solving algorithm is taken care of by Herbert Kociemba's Cube Explorer software and usually solves the cube in a maximum of about 20 moves.

Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] | Mechatrons - via Gizmodo, Make and Boing Boing (wow, this one made the rounds!) Thanks Aleki!


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I'm getting so tired of comments like Ted's all over the internet. Perhaps he isn't a real person. Maybe there's a Grand Saboteur scripted into all comment forms.
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Hard to understand robot voice - perhaps it's the sound quality of the video.
I assume it's just a recorded voice anyway, made to sound like a robot's voice, for effect.
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