Prototype Progress

Here is a diagram of the orb prototype so far-

Prototype Diagram

Keep them dogies rollin…

Good news everyone! We have a rolling orb as of last night. It doesn’t steer yet and the drivetrain needs some work, but she rolls under her own power. Videos up Real Soon Now.

This came together impressively quickly: I am consistently awed by this team. A big thanks to everyone — you know who you are.

Shell Prototype

Videos of the prototype shell, finished by Michael late last night.

Download the original AVI

Download the original AVI

Happy Orb Day!

orb_with_beer.jpgCongratulations SWARM, you’ve given birth to a happy baby orb!  Soon, your scion will be rolling through the world, finding its own way through unimaginable adventures.  Enjoy the moment, they grow up so fast these days.


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