Rubik's Cube can now be solved in less than one second

Puzzle masters and gamers have been trying to out-do each other with the Rubik's Cube since the toy hit the market way back in the mid-1970s.

Now, the game has been taken to the next level.

The 3D puzzle became a part of pop culture with competitions for speed and creativity around the world, including a contest for solving the Cube by using only the player's feet!

According to the Guinness World Records, the current speed record for solving the Rubik's Cube was set by an American teenager, who sorted out all of the colors in just 4.904 seconds.

So, why let things like fingers and hands slow the process down, when the Cube can be solved by a robot?

The engineers at Infineon created a machine called Sub1 Reloaded that has set a brand new record.

Using the same microcomputers and sensors that it puts into self-driving car technology into the Rubik's Cube solving machine, the Sub1 Reloaded organized the scrambled colors in just .637 of a second.

With 6 motors to rotate the Cube, the robot solved the notoriously difficult Rubik's Cube in only 24 moves.

The Sub1 Reloaded solves the puzzle so fast, it cannot be caught with the human eye!

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