BEAM robots

BEAM robots are simple, small robots whose behaviors are inspired by biological phenomena. They are largely the brain-child of Mark Tilden, who developed most of the core circuits. They use commonly available electronic components, including some analog ICs, and most are solar powered.

Robot collection

BEAM is an acronym for “Biology, Electronics, Aesthetics, and Mechanics”, which describes the major influences on BEAM robot designs.

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