Posts Tagged ‘boston’

Milestone: Robot running speed surpasses that of fastest human


“This robot has an articulated back that flexes back and forth on each step, thereby increasing its stride and running speed, much like the animal does. pump and uses a boom-like device to keep it running in the center of the treadmill.  Later this year we plan to start testing a free-running Cheetah that will operate […]

BigDog’s big brother- AlphaDog


Say hello to AlphaDog Proto, the latest incarnation of Boston Dynamics’ BigDog. “The AlphaDog Proto is a lab prototype for the Legged Squad Support System, a robot being developed by Boston Dynamics with funding from DARPA and the US Marine Corps. When fully developed the system will carry 400 lbs of payload on 20-mile missions […]

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