Fecundity Begets Rotundity

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If you tip over the average robot, all it can do is thrash around helplessly until someone picks it up. But being round and without external appendages, the Groundbot™ from Rotundus (www.rotundus.se) is always upright. It also can move through mud, snow, and sand without getting stuck, and, being hermetically sealed, is pretty much impervious to environmental threats. It’s also tough enough to survive drops of up to 10 ft (3 m)...

From the column Robytes
SERVO Magazine (October 2008)
By Jeff Eckert


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