It’s official, Cubestormer 3 has smashed the Guinness World Record for solving a Rubik’s Cube in the fastest time by solving a cube in just 3.253 seconds at the Big Bang Fair, held at the NEC in Birmingham. This third-generation model beat the previous non-human record of 5.27 seconds, set by the machine’s predecessor, the Cubestormer 2. Continue reading for two videos and more information.
The Daily Mail reports, “The Cubestormer 3 was built over 18 months by engineer co-designers David Gilday and Mike Dobson who were working with technology company ARMMobile. The machine uses an ARM-powered Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone to analyze the cube and instruct four robotic hands to do move the elements of the cube.”