“Vision Eight” may not be a human-sized robot, but it definitely can transform from a car into humanoid form in mere seconds. It took the researchers at JS Robotics eight tries before finally coming up with a working model. Continue reading for more information and a video demonstration.


While we won’t be seeing it in an upcoming Transformers movie, this “Sideswipe twin was built by Kenji Ishida from JS Robotics. He used 22 servomotors to help make the transformation.” No word yet on if there will be a consumer model.

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