Roaming Robots Crawl Around Your Body To Do Small Jobs As You Go About Your Day

Roaming Robots Crawl Around Your Body To Do Small Jobs As You Go About Your Day
Fashion & Apparel

A new concept wearable developed by researchers at MIT and Stanford are fully functional bots that live on your clothing

Ido Lechner, Home Editor
  • 27 october 2016

Developed by a cross-university team of researches from MIT and Stanford, including PhD student Artem Dementyev, rovables are wearables that roam freely around your clothing thanks to their clever magnetic wheel design. Doubling as sensors, digital displays and tactile feedback, the miniature robots can wander about your fabrics and linens for up to 45 minutes at a time before freezing in place to double as a brooch or bracelet.

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