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OMG someone made a robot that legit transforms into a car

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A team of Japanese roboticists have made the dreams of countless Gundam, Transformers, and GoBots fans come true in a magnificent way. Check out "J-deite RIDE," a fully-functional robot capable of walking and transforming into a car. This inner-child affirming piece of metal and joy is, as far as we know, the world's first robot that can completely transform into a sports car, all the while safely carrying up to two passengers. It was designed by Japanese robotics company Brave Robotics and theme park company Sansei Technologies. As you can see in the video, it not only completely transforms, but it looks amazing.


Real-life 12-foot Transformer morphs from robot into car in Tokyo

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Japanese engineers have unveiled a robot that transforms into a car that can actually carry people on board, in what developers claim is a world-first. The 3.7-metre (12.1-feet)-tall two seater robot'J-deite RIDE' can transform into a sports car in a process that takes about a minute. It can walk at 18.6mph (30 km/h) or run on its four wheels but developers say they've never really tested it outside the factory cargo bay area. The 3.7-metre (12.1-feet)-tall two-seater robot'J-deite RIDE' can transform into a sportscar in a process that takes about a minute As a car, it measures 4 metres (13 feet) long and 1.4 metres (4.6 feet) high. During the transformation the car seats and hood lift up and the robot's head appears, writes Asahi.



Sophia the robot is crowdfunding her brain ZDNet

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Sophia, the eerily realistic humanoid robot by Hanson Robotics, is asking the public to help fund her Artificial Intelligence (AI). In a video released today, Sophia announced the details of an upcoming token sale for SingularityNET, an open source platform for AI and machine learning that powers her "brain" and endless other robots. Blockchain technology will manage transactions on this open AI ecosystem.


25 Creepy Ways Robots Are Becoming More Human

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Be prepared to be scared when you hear these CREEPY ways robots are becoming more human. With the advance of science robots are becoming more and more life-life making the possibility of cyborgs seem like a close reality. From crazy robot experiments to a true synthetic human, we've searched the world for the best ways robots are becoming human. Be prepared to be scared as you see the robot AI at work making some of the most realistic human robots. Check out these creepy ways robots are becoming more human!