Woody Bots


Woody Bots

Designer/artist: Jorge Appiah

Year: 2016

Description: The Woody Bots is a small-scale hand-crafted rover designed to provide civic servies such as cleaning and heavy lifting. They are constructed using locally sourced wood cut-offs and found materials, combined with basic mechanical principles. They can be operated remotely by mobile phone.

About the designer: Kumasi Hive is a tech and entrepreneurship support space based in Ghana. Kumasi Hive, under the leadership of Jorge Appiah promotes technology and robotics for all - believing in democratic access to technology.

Image credit: Jorge Appiah