Japanese Hobbyists Build a Working Transformer

Move over Michael Bay, a duo of Japanese inventors – Kenji Ishida and Wataru Yoshizaki of Brave

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Move over Michael Bay, a duo of Japanese inventors – Kenji Ishida and Wataru Yoshizaki of Brave Robotics and Asratec – have designed a Transformer that can walk and when in sports car form, drive around autonomously. The J-deite Quarter as it has been dubbed, stands at about four feet tall, weighs 77 pounds and operates for just one hour with a three kilowatt battery. Unfortunately however, the J-deite Quarter can only drive a little more than six miles per hour, so it won’t be catching Megatron anytime soon. Nevertheless, this is only the beginning as the duo plans to make a full, eight-foot model within the next year. For more on the J-deite Quarter and the team’s future endeavors, visit their site.

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