Saturday, November 19, 2016

Robot Versus Cube

Robot 1, cube 0.0:
The robot’s build incorporated Infineon microchips and an Aurix micro-controller, the latter of which is a key element of autonomous driving systems. In fact, the stunt was a planned exhibition of Infineon’s self-driving-car technology at this year’s Electronica trade show in Munich, Germany. By completing the puzzle so quickly, the robot also showed off the minimal reaction times and high data–processing rate required to safely pilot a moving car.
Sub1 Reloaded’s incredible time beats the fastest human cube-solving time (4.9 seconds), and is the fastest completion time since the invention of the Rubik’s Cube.
Past champions can retire now:

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