Students built the world’s smallest robot

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El robot más pequeño del mundo

Aaron Ho Yat Fung, Isaac Zachary To, Justin Wang Tou Duong and Ngo Hei Leung are four students from the Diocesan Boys’ School in Hong Kong. Diocesan Boys’ School of Hong Kongand have developed the world’s smallest robot, with a height of 141 mm.

In addition to setting a world record, this humanoid robot is designed as a “small, low-cost, rechargeable and programmable” tool for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) educational workshops.

Design and assembly of the world’s smallest robot

For their design, the students employed computer-aided design (CAD), first defining the technical specifications and necessary components of the robot and then collaborating with a factory to manufacture custom servo motors according to their needs.