A Legged Robot With Pneumatic Artificial Muscles (+VIDEO)



future, Pneupard, Osaka University, cheetah robot, legged robots, robotics technology, futuristic robots, future robots, futuristic
Aiming to reverse engineering the anatomical construction of the felines, a team from the Osaka University’s Graduate School of Information Science and Technology has designed a quick legged robot, Pneupard. The primary means of movement of a new biomimetic platform are pneumatic artificial muscles made from a rubber tube sheathed in nylon, but they contract much like the real thing when filled with air. A lifelike movement can be achieved due to the muscle contractions, combined with limbs that accurately replicate the length, forces, and range of motion of a real cat. The project leader, Andre Rosendo, claims that each hind limb features eight active muscles, and the fore limbs will have six muscles; besides the spine will also have muscles reponsible for flexion and extension. Researchers hope to find out soon, how felines surpass in so many different areas in locomotion and to apply the knowledge to future robots.
Via:spectrum.ieee.org

future, Pneupard, Osaka University, cheetah robot, legged robots, robotics technology, futuristic robots, future robots, futuristic

future, Pneupard, Osaka University, cheetah robot, legged robots, robotics technology, futuristic robots, future robots, futuristic

future, Pneupard, Osaka University, cheetah robot, legged robots, robotics technology, futuristic robots, future robots, futuristic


Donate BTC: 1DUUZbiqjbJvzjuRZEwTS47bqgmnhEJ4XG

Donate ETH: 0x981FcEAAa895C6cee76D2876e9AfC649Dc0C4c75

More Posts:

Mind Reading
Copenhagen Harbor Bridge For Future Danish Development
VERT: An Intercity Elevated Ferry For You & Your Car
Sensory Cooking With Tastee
Futuristic Movie Timeline
Robo Raven Is So Realistic That Can Fool A Hawk Into Attacking It (+VIDEO)
Top 5 Futuristic Technologies That Exist Today!
Hacking a "Smart" Sniper Rifle
Semi Trucks Gain Self-Driving Powers With Otto
Volvo Pioneers Autonomous, Self-Driving Refuse Truck In The Urban Environment