Arachnophobics Beware: This Creepy Spiderbot Is Incredibly Lifelike

Arachnophobics Beware: This Creepy Spiderbot Is Incredibly Lifelike


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The robot’s 3D-printed outer shell and limbs hide a complex inner network of electronics and a total of 26 individual servo motors that facilitate its realistic motions. Officially available starting in September, were it not for the T8’s giant cyclops eye, the robot would be hard to distinguish from a real spider were it to scamper across your floor. One thing’s for certain: we’re gonna need a bigger shoe. [Robugtix via Engadget]