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DailyDirt: More Robots Inspired By Animals

from the urls-we-dig-up dept

Previously, we saw some bio-inspired robots that could fly around. But walking can be even more challenging if the terrain is rough enough. Here are a few more robots that have been designed to run around on the ground. By the way, StumbleUpon can recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.


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    Pixelation, Apr 21st, 2011 @ 7:36pm

    The robot cat may win the race but only because it's a cheatah!

     

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    Lawrence D'Oliveiro, Apr 21st, 2011 @ 11:41pm

    Boston Dynamics

    Want a grand tour through Uncanny Valley? Go look up some YouTube videos of Boston Dynamics’ “Big Dog” robot. Watching the sequence where the guy gives it a kick and it immediately throws its legs out to keep balance just sends chills down my spine.

     

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    lrobbo (profile), Jun 10th, 2012 @ 8:25am

    Just watched that clip. Wow.

     

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