Is that something which you’re planning to use on your team’s robot?
Looks awesome! Never thought of this before, but it’s a great concept.
In response to @CarCar, no, they’re not going to use it. It is bulky and inconsistent when driving. (Specifically in torque mode.)
Would it be a good use for anything else other than a drivetrain?
It may have been in the video, but I didnt catch it.
What are the uses for a planetary gear system? Do they allow you to drive multiple mechanisms?
The use of the planetary gearset is very briefly touched on, mentioned around 1:15
tldr; You use the gearset to get 4 different modes of varying torque to one shaft, of which only two of the modes has the full power of both motors.