Video: Robot Smashes Rubik’s Cube Record, Solving in Under One Second!

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The Mitsubishi Electric Corporation's Component Production Engineering Center has achieved a new World Record by solving a rotating puzzle cube in the shortest time ever.

Speedcubers are able to solve a Rubik's cube in less than a minute, while competitors can do it in under 10 seconds. Have you ever wondered how quickly a robot can solve it?

The Mitsubishi Electric Corporation's Component Production Engineering Center achieved a new world record by solving a rotating puzzle cube in under a second. The Japanese 's robot successfully completed the task in record .

On May 21, a remarkable event occurred in Tokyo. Guinness World Records shared a video capturing the robot's incredible performance. The video showcased the robot solving a rotating puzzle cube, earning it the title of the fastest robot to do so. In a mere 0.305 seconds, the robot completed a standard 3x3x3 puzzle cube, surpassing the speed of perception.

The video spread rapidly online and has now drawn in a big crowd.

A person left a comment on the video saying, “Solved Rubik's Cube in the blink of an eye.”

Someone else mentioned that the speed was “truly crazy”.

One person exclaimed, “This is truly record-breaking!”

Another person suggested making a “Robots Edition” of the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS.

Mr. Tokui, the person leading this record attempt, works at Mitsubishi Electric's Component Production Engineering Center. He usually works on motor development, according to GWR. Although he is confident in the quality of their products, Mr. Tokui wanted to amaze people by setting a new record. After watching videos of the previous record holder, he believed that their motor was superior. This made him believe that they could surpass the record in terms of speed.

Achieving the record required more than just speed; it required perfect coordination of all machine components. It was a challenge to maximize speed in every aspect. Mr. Tokui mentioned that although saving time was difficult, he found enjoyment in the process and never lost in the project.

Unfortunately, the puzzle cube couldn't match the robot's quickness. Therefore, they continued to improve the machine in order to prevent the puzzle from getting stuck. However, even during the initial official attempt, the puzzle became stuck once more.

During the second try, the robot set a new time record, earning a Guinness World Records title. Mr. Tokui praised his team for their hard work and expressed his belief that their products can have a positive impact on the world. He also hoped that the record would showcase the capabilities of their products to people worldwide.

Yiheng Wang from holds the Guinness World Record for solving a 3x3x3 puzzle cube in an average time of 4.48 seconds.

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