2017 Robot block party

BEST Lab at 2017 Silicon Valley Robot Block Party

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The BEST Lab received an enthusiastic response at the 2017 Robot Block party held at the Jabil Blue Sky Center. The event was the 8th Silicon Valley Robot Block Party – the longest running celebration for National Robotics Week.

The BEST lab gave one of the plenary presentations (Lee-Huang Chen and Adrian Agogino) and had two tables for demos in the industry robots pavilion.

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PC World and Discovery channel are showing some of our videos, such as this one of our 6-bar tensegrity robot built by UC Berkeley’s BEST lab demonstrated incline surface climbing TT-4mini. The robot was able to successfully climb up 24 degree (44.5% grade) incline using multiple actuators.