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Saturday, 31 August 2013

Robot Climbs Walls to Paint Graffiti

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Designers from Berlin creative firm Sonice Development created the Vertwalker, a roomba-looking, wall-climbing bot that paints a trail of color in its wake.



At an installation in Jerusalem, the Vertwalker glided across a once-white wall in a nonsensical design, making seemingly random twists and turns along the way.


As Fast Co. Design explains:



"The Vertwalker works autonomously with a fixed set of rules that make use of the internal sensors and keep it within a specified area on the wall. A pattern then emerges from these rules.”



It’s that unexpected pattern that creates the Vertwalker’s wall art. While it looks like a well-done version of what a kid might do with a set of crayons, it’s impressive to note just how the bot grips the wall. Read more...


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