Wednesday, March 15

LEGO ROBOT RIDE......



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So you think you have seen every lego robot out there? Well ibet you havent seen this one that often.. Well techniclly it isnt made of lego, but when legoland in Denmark needed a new attraction to keep the little minifigs happy, well they turned to German robot manufactuer KUKA to help rhem out.
The result, ROBOCOASTER
Lego wanted user interaction so a control panel with a choice of moves lets the user choose a unique ride on the 3 ton plus six degree of freedom giant robot arm, then climb on and get thrown around by one really big bad arm..
With speeds approaching 4m a sec and the ability to change direction at the flick pf its wrist, this ride is one fun fixture. The company has also made a robot arm flight sim that takes you on a tour of mars. KUKA has been making robots for factorys including customers like BMW and VW for years and is one of the leaders in its field.

www.kuka.com

1 Comments:

Blogger Websafe said...

I love all these great pix of different kinds of robots. Very various, imaginative, fun and colorful.

I'm into robots that don't fight but are complex and intriguing.

Cheers!

8:42 AM  

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