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COINS Robotic Platform Commercialized!
The COINS robotic platform, also known as the Dynamic Autonomous Sprawled Hexapod, or DASH, which was developed under COINS in the Ron Fearing lab , is the basis for a new start-up company called DASH Robotics. The first product from DASH Robotics is a bio-inspired, foldable, programmable, origami robot that you can build yourself. These innovative robots are available through the newly-launched, hardware crowd funding website, Dragon Innovation. The launch of DASH Robotics has captured the imagination and attention of national media. Stay tuned for future developments of these captivating crawlers!