Team HyperShock Optimizes Robot Designs for Functionality, Efficiency, and Mojo

Leveraging SOLIDWORKS Simulation capabilities to optimize Robot designs for strength and weight.

Challenge

Develop battling robots quickly and cost-effectively to grow and maintain the competitiveness and popularity of Team HyperShock as part of the “BattleBots” television series.

Solution

Secure a sponsorship from Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS in the form of CAD, simulation and visualization software licenses.

Results
  • Designed BattleBots robot in one month
  • Completed design iterations quickly and easily
  • Collaborated with geographically dispersed team members
  • Ensured that robot is as good-looking as it is tough