Now, he has returned with his latest ‘bot to perform a Triple Backflip-Landing, and has already amassed over 550,000 hits this week!
MIT News Office reports on their latest project to come to fruition.
Scientists and engineers at the world famous school have built small, modular cube robots, called M-Blocks, that have the amazing ability to self assemble.
They have no external parts and look like any mundane three dimensional cube, but are able to move, jump, and work together.
Now, they have just introduced their latest ‘animal’ in the robotic pack: the WildCat.
Dee Faught was born with the genetic disease Osteogenesis imperfecta, causing his bones to be extremely brittle. His bones are so weak, he can’t even lift lightweight objects.
A very special engineering team of students at Rice University went above and beyond the call of duty to bring Dee and his parents hope by building a special robotic arm to give Dee more independence and spirit.