Monday, February 19, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Fujitsu to Showcase Quantum-Inspired, Digital Annealer Computational Architecture at Mobile World Congress 2018
Investors and Consumers Sued Intel Over Meltdown and Spectre CPU Security Flaws
Belgian Court Fines Facebook Over Users Tracking
Beocreate 4 Channel Amplifier Will Make Your Vintage Speakers Smart
Qualcomm is Seeking for a Better Offer From Broadcom
Uber Introduces New Safety Features
Apple to Fix the Telugu Bug in iPhones
Sony Lowers PlayStation VR Price to $199
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Robot B...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Saturday, March 15, 2014
Robot Breaks World Speed Record For Solving A Rubik's Cube


The ARM-powered CUBESTORMER 3 robot has eventually smashed the Guinness World Record title for solving a Rubik's Cube, recording a time of 3.253 seconds at the Big Bang Fair in Birmingham, UK, today.

It is the fastest-ever time set by a robot for the completion of a Rubik?s cube and the result of 18 months of effort by co-inventors David Gilday and Mike Dobson who worked on the project in their spare time.

The new record beats the existing time of 5.27 seconds set two years by the same team. David Gilday is a principle engineer at ARM, and co-inventor Mike Dobson, a security systems engineer for Securi-Plex.

The record-breaking robot employs intelligence from a Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone powered by an Exynos 5 Octa application processor with an eight-core ARM big.LITTLE implementation featuring four Cortex-A15 and four Cortex-A7 processors. The phone analyzes the cube, calculates the correct sequence of moves and instructs four robotic hands to do the manipulations. ARM9 processors also power the eight LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 bricks which perform the motor sequencing and control.



Alongside the fastest robot to complete a Rubik?s Cube attempt, David Gilday also set two further world records with other ARM-based robots he designed:

The quickest completion of a 4x4x4 cube using a MultiCuber 3 robot based on a Huawei Ascend P6 smartphone with a Hisilicon K3V2E processor. Record set: 1 minute 18.68 seconds;

The largest Rubik's Cube solved by a robot, set with a 9x9x9 cube by a MultiCuber 999 robot based on a Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone powered by an Exynos 4 Quad application processor. The number of solution possibilities ran to 278 digits and the robot recorded a time of 34 minutes 25.89 seconds.




Previous
Next
Sony Increases PS4 Price In Canada        All News        Companies Form The Immersive Technology Alliance
Hackers Attack NATO Web Sites     General Computing News      Sina Weibo, Alibaba And GoDaddy Eye U.S. Initial Public Offerings

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Arm's Project Trillium Offers Scalable, Machine Learning Compute Platform
HARMAN and Samsung Unveil Connectivity and Autonomous Driving Technology at CES 2018
The JBL Xtreme 2 Speaker and Google Assistant-optimized Everest Headphones Debut at CES
CES: Garmin Launches Speak Plus Dash cam With Alexa, Forerunner 645 Music Watch
Garmin Heads to CES With New Scalable Infotainment Platform
Garmin Introduces the vivofit 4 Activity Tracker
Cray Adds Arm Processors to the Cray XC50 Supercomputer
Arm Details New Mali-D71 Display Processor, CoreLink MMU-600 and Assertive Display 5
ARM Boosts IoT Security With Platform Security Architecture
Microsoft's Cortana Gets Into Smart Speakers Market With Harman Kardon Invoke
Xilinx, Arm, Cadence, and TSMC Announce First CCIX Silicon Demonstration Vehicle in 7nm Process Technology
Garmin Introduces the vivomove HR Touchscreen Hybrid Smartwatch

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .