X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Robot Built From Used Television Parts Inspires People, Old Tvs

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

A young Togolese man named Sam Todo made a humanoid robot “almost entirely from old television sets.” Todo built the robot as a way of encouraging his fellow Africans to become more interested in science and technology. The hearts of hundreds of millions of dusty, unused and ignored TVs from around the world were also filled with hope at the thought of being reincarnated as a freakin’ robot.

Sam 10 robot

Despite its impressive current state, Todo will continue working on the robot, which he named SAM 10. He wants it to be able to greet people, avoid obstacles and calculate its distance from an object. I wish Todo could teach me how to do those three actions as well.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPIq4LbUODk

Maybe we should send Todo all of our unused TV sets so he can turn them into an army of robots. If that doesn’t inspire people, then nothing will.

[via Gizmo Watch]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Advertisement

More from Awesomer Media...

Mezco Toyz One:12 Collective Knightmare Batman Action Figure

Mezco Toyz One:12 Collective Knightmare Batman Action Figure

First Photo from Star Trek: Discovery

First Photo from Star Trek: Discovery

2017 BAPE x Alien

2017 BAPE x Alien

Animation Infestation

Animation Infestation

Workhorse W-15 Electric Truck Might Get Consumer Version

Workhorse W-15 Electric Truck Might Get Consumer Version

Tesla Model 3 Range and 0-to-60 Time Revealed

Tesla Model 3 Range and 0-to-60 Time Revealed