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MIT Developed a Super Efficient Robotic Cheetah

MIT Developed a Super Efficient Robotic Cheetah

Sangbae Kim and the robotic cheetah (credit: M. Scott Brauer/MIT) Engineers at MIT have been making progress in developing the first ever “robotic cheetah”. The 70-pounds 4 legged robot can’t match the speed of the real feline (yet) but pound ...

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Toshiba Quadruped Robot to Help Inspect Fukushima

Toshiba Quadruped Robot to Help Inspect Fukushima

Toshiba quadruped walking robot Toshiba recently unveiled a four legged robot that was built to help Japanese technicians inspect and work on the most damaged parts of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant – a place where radiation is so ...

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Boston Dynamics Reveals Super Jumping Robot

Boston Dynamics Reveals Super Jumping Robot

Sand Flea (Credit: Boston Dynamics) Sand Flea with its piston (Credit: Boston Dynamics) U.S. Company Boston Dynamics recently demonstrated a new type of tiny robotic jumper capable of surpassing almost any type of obstacle by jumping as high as a ...

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Next Generation BigDog Tested in the Wild

Next Generation BigDog Tested in the Wild

Illustration of the LS3 (Credit: Boston Dynamics) DARPA – the U.S. military advance research agency, has been promoting the development of a robotic well-trained pack animal. Since 2005 the U.S. company, Boston Robotics has been working on exactly that type ...

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BigDog –The Foot Soldier’s Best Friend

BigDog –The Foot Soldier’s Best Friend

Boston Dynamics, a U.S. based robotic company, has been developing for the past several years a new four legged robotic mule which could carry equipment and supplies for ground forces moving in rough train. The prototype “BigDog” as it is ...

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