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Cockroach Controlled Robot


Posted by Edwin Soto Categories: Misc. Tech, Mods / Hacks


Robot Roach

Gross, yet sadly intriguing.  If any of you try this mod/hack/disgusting feat - let us know, and take pictures.

“Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine” is a cockroach-controlled mobile robot system. The system uses a living Madagascan hissing cockroach atop a modified trackball to control the three-wheeled robot. Infrared sensors also provide navigation feedback to create a semi-intelligent system, with the cockroach as the CPU.

Read More | Conceptlab


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