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Eee-urrk-urrk-urrk-urk! A pair of Japanese hobbyists have built a transforming robot that can walk or, when in sports car form, drive around autonomously. It’s called the J-deite Quarter and is four feet tall. The goal, apparently, is to make a full-sized transformer… just because they can.
The team consists of Kenji Ishida and Wataru Yoshizaki of Brave Robotics and Asratec. The team has been working on transformers since 2012 when they released a table-top model. They hope to make a full, eight-foot model in the next year.
originally posted by: stormcell
That's really impressive. I saw an earlier video where they made small 3D-printed plastic models. This is really progress if they have gone to half-size.
originally posted by: SonOfTheLawOfOne
It looks more like a GoBot to me... lol