Table 1 Comparison with previous power-autonomous robots.

RF, radio frequency. “-X-” indicates “not specified.”

Power-autonomous
robots
CameraLength
(cm)
Motion power
consumption (mW)
Weight (g)Wireless
comm.
Kilobot (40)3.3-X->3*Infrared
HAMR (41)4.53952.8RF
RoACH (39)3-X-2.4Infrared
DASH (42)1027716.2RF
This work1.6332.8RF

*This design does not specify the weight but uses a CR2032 coin cell battery that itself weighs more than 3 g.