Nagoya Institute of Technology

  • Video: This Robot Is Walking On Its Own (Without Using Motors Or Electricity)

    Video: This Robot Is Walking On Its Own (Without Using Motors Or Electricity)

    And we’re one step closer to the Robocalypse: a research team at the Nagoya Institute of Technology has developed a passive robot that can walk on its own. All it needs to get moving is a gentle push – no motors, sensors or even electricity needed. Its legs and ankles are powered by potential energy only. The makers says the robot is made of aluminum and took 100,000 steps in a… Read More

  • 158-lens camera sets new Guinness Record

    158-lens camera sets new Guinness Record

    A camera developed at the Nagoya Institute of Technology has been certified by Guinness World Records to sport the most lenses in the world. The device has no less than 158 lenses. Associate professor Yojiro Ishino and his students built it to capture images of a swaying flame from as many angles as possible. Read More