Video: Robot Lightsaber Duel

If you’re a robot otaku who happens to be a Star Wars otaku, too, then this video is for you. Japanese robot maker Yaskawa recently showcased its Motoman 7-axis robo arms at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Shanghai (which ends this Friday).

And what’s better than demonstrating the speed and flexibility of industrial robots by letting two of them publicly battle it out with lightsabers? Nothing, as you can see in the video embedded below:

As you might remember, the Motoman can make pancakes, too.

Via Akihabara News via IEEE Spectrum