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Ankita Katdare
Ankita Katdare • Jul 19, 2011

Stanford Experimental Robotics Class: Jedibot Does Sword Fighting

Stanford students have created robots that can battle with 'light sabers" against humans.

"We use the color image to isolate the sword from the background, because the opponent's sword is green and nothing else in the background is green," said graduate student Ken Oslund, who helped design what he calls the "JediBot," named in homage to the lightsaber-wielding characters from the Star Wars movies.

Check out the video:

[video=youtube;VuSCErmoYpY]https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=VuSCErmoYpY#at=53[/video]

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