Artifact Details

Title

ACMVI (Oblix) robot

Catalog Number

L2002.1.1

Type

Physical object

Date

1978 ca.

Manufacturer

Hirose Robotics Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Place Manufactured

Japan

Dimensions

overall, not including "tail": 5 in x 5 in x 96 in

Description

Text from Smart Machines exhibit
Oblix moves like a snake. It was designed to study the movementof a device consisting of a chain of linked parts. It is one of many
highly original robot designs by Shigeo Hirose

Category

Robot