Just one step away from a robot clown on a unicycle.

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3 Responses:

  1. pavel_lishin says:

    Sweet. My dreams of owning a replica of a Polarian might soon be fulfilled!

  2. strspn says:

    Wow! The tri-wheel control is simple and wonderfully clever. I bet thousands of robotics engineers are asking themselves why they didn't think of it first.

    Now I am wondering how much harder than this balance metastability of the lateral axis of a unicycle is. I guess the main problem is if you start tipping over laterally on a unicycle, you have a limited amount of momentum to try to bring yourself back up, whereas this thing can just keep spinning in any direction.