Celluveyor, the Omnidirectional Conveyor Belt That Can Move in Any Direction, and 15 More Interesting Images
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Unlike other conveyor belts, Celluveyor is an omnidirectional conveyor belt that can move objects freely in any direction, thanks to several small hexagonal cells driven by omnidirectional wheels. How did this idea come about? Well, the inventors were inspired by soccer-playing robots, so they decided to take the robots, place them upside down and use the wheels to move packages around. The path for any parcel can be set using software on a tablet, while its direction can be changed by pressing a single button. Read more for this week’s selection of interesting images from around the web.