Robotic Cheetah Runs Up To 18 Miles Per Hour (+VIDEO)



future, futuristic, nature-inspired robots, galloping cheetah robot, robots, DARPA, Cheetah robot, future robots, futuristic robots
Boston Dynamics in collaboration with DARPA have designed a robot inspired by the galloping cheetah. Creating robots that move like creatures in nature is part of the Defense Department program called Maximum Mobility and Manipulation (M3). This legged robot concept uses the natural flexing of both legs and back that a cheetah has to reach the speed of 18 miles per hour. The current version of the Cheetah robot is powered by an off-board hydraulic pump, and uses a boom-like device to keep it running in the center of the treadmill. Until yet there’re no further details about the robot, still you can see from the video that the robot can lift all four feet from the ground and bend its back as it makes longer strides. Developers hope to test the robot prototype in real-world conditions later this year.
Via:news.discovery.com


More Posts:

Transparent OLED Screen
Next Gen Gaming: Nintendo Wii U
Airborne Wind-Power System From NASA Engineers
NASA Plans To Construct A Base On Moon
Multi-purpose Unmanned Copter Concept
Japanese Researchers Created A Robotic Snake (+VIDEO)
Feel Yourself In A Different Person’s Body With The Virtual Body Technology (+VIDEO)
Volvo's Active High Beam Control Enhances Visibility In The Dark
Could We Record Our Dreams?
Dynamic Tower Hotel - The World's First Rotating Skyscraper