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MorpHex: Morphing Hexapod

This is an awesome project or robot by KÃ¥re Halvorsen (aka Zenta). It is a sphere shaped hexapod that Zenta is planning to give the following features:

  • Roll freely like a ball
  • Have different sort of locomotion for moving in any direction
  • Variable inner-body dimensions
  • Transform from a sphere shape into a hexapod and vice versa
  • Walk like a hexapod

 

 

Closed body:

 

Expanded body:

 

A strange form of attack pose:

 

Sphere mode:

 

Some standing poses:

 

 

Standard pose with closed body:

 

Standard pose with fully expanded body and upper sphere sections:

 

MorpHex video:

 

 

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