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Someone made a working Transformer robot, yes really

25 Oct
Someone made a working Transformer robot, yes really

Metro

Your dreams of a car that turn into an enormous alien robot (don’t deny it) have taken a step closer to become a reality.

Brave Robotics, Asratec Corp and original Transformer designers Tomy have collaborated to build a small-scale, fully-functioning Transformer that starts as a car and becomes a walking, humanoid robot.

And, despite its small size, its Japanese creators insist it is not a toy – and bigger, better models are in the pipeline.

(Picture: YouTube) The J-deite Quarter is only one-fourth the size of the finished product (Picture: YouTube)

‘The goal of Project J-deite is the building of a giant transformable robot 5m long. It is the same size as a car. An object of the same size transforms, walks, and runs,’ said Kenji Ishida of Brave Robotics.

The J-deite Quarter, which is one-fourth of its planned size, is roughly 5ft tall in its robot form and weighs 77lbs.

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Posted by on October 25, 2014 in General News

 

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