mic_888 · May 10, 2010 at 01:09 pm

Rubiks Cube Solver for Android

Now here’s a pretty cool application: a Rubiks Cube Solver for your Android device.

QBot Android Client is developed by XDA forum member covedesign, and is an algorithm tool that can solve a Rubiks Cube puzzle from images captured on your Android device. QBot accepts manual input of each small cube face but let’s face it, why would you want to do it by hand when you can use the device camera to scan the cube via a well laid out GUI.

Once all six sides of the cube have be captured on your device camera, QBot will with impressive speed, spit out the solution algorithm in text on your screen.  All you have to do is follow the moves until all faces of your cube are the same colour, and voila – solved!

Originally posted by covedesign

QBot can be described best as an advanced artificial intelligent program that with a node-based search can find a solution of a Rubik’s cube.  An average search can find a solution of 21 moves in 200ms.  The fast process is thanks to the powerful search technique implanted in QBot.

QBot is in early alpha, so it hasn’t been released yet, but head to the application thread to view the demo – and be sure to check out the lightning speed with which the guy follows the solution and solves the puzzle!


_________
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!
TAGS:
GermainZ · Mar 5, 2015 at 01:50 pm · no comments

HTC to Replace Swype with TouchPal

According to engadget (citing TouchPal as well as an internal source), HTC aims to replace Swype with TouchPal as the default input method in upcoming devices, including the new HTC One M9. The official TouchPal Twitter account also tweeted the engadget article about this, further confirming the move. What prompted this move? The CEO of CooTek, the company behind TouchPal, says it's because of their better contextual prediction and language support. If you actually look at the supported languages, you'll...

XDA NEWS
Emil Kako · Mar 5, 2015 at 12:10 pm · no comments

Do You Think the Apple Watch Will Be a Huge Success?

Many people are under the impression that once Apple finally launches its smartwatch, the market for wearables will suddenly become mainstream and be taken to the next level. Taking an idea that already exists and making it incredibly successful isn't something new to Apple, but does the Apple Watch have what it takes? The wearable hasn't even shipped yet, but has already won multiple awards and has been featured on numerous fashion magazine covers. Do you think the Apple Watch will be a huge success? Let us know your thoughts.

DISCUSS
Mario Tomás Serrafero · Mar 5, 2015 at 10:09 am · no comments

Huawei: A Giant the Western World Should Look Out For

The smartphone landscape is drastically changing its focus. What was once a North-America-centric monopoly of high-specification phones is now merely an afterimage of the past. The meat of the game is elsewhere now; emerging markets looking for good bang-for-buck are what OEMs are increasingly aiming towards, and in this new game the old players must adapt-or-die. Xiaomi has grown at one of the most notable rates in the industry, leading it to become the world's most valuable start-up; and its...

XDA NEWS
Share This