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self-assembling robots

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'Terminator'-style cube robots swarm and self-assemble

Robotics researchers at MIT show off the capabilities of small cube-shaped robots with no external moving parts.

By October 4, 2013

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Flying robots self-assemble into midair swarm

The Distributed Flight Array is a Swiss-built group of single-propeller robots that can autonomously dock with each other and hover above the ground. Is it the precursor to a flying robot swarm?

By June 9, 2010

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Tomorrow Daily 036: Augmented reality social media, a cooperative robot swarm, and more

On today's show, we're talking about the new augmented reality social app Traces, Harvard's self-assembling Kilobots, and a setup that lets you drive a real car like a third-person game.

By August 14, 2014

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Cooperative robots, third-person driving, and an AR-centric social app on today's Tomorrow Daily

After three years of testing, Harvard University showed off a swarm of 1024 Kilobots that can self-assemble into various shapes this week. They're still small, but maybe someday, the technology can be used for mightier things (that hopefully don't involve destroying humanity).

By August 14, 2014