Robotics
Speedy robot legs it to break record

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New Scientist on the robot that running around the web right at the moment – “A two-legged robot that walks at record-breaking speed has been developed by researchers from Germany and Scotland. “RunBot” is the fastest robot on two legs – for its size. At 30 centimetres high, it can walk at a speedy 3.5 leg-lengths per second. This beats the previous record holder – MIT’s “Spring Flamingo” – which is four times as tall but manages just 1.4 leg-lengths per second.” [via] – Link and videos on the page – that little guy has a cute walk.

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  • PDF of the project – Link.
  • Robotic turkey gets a spring in its step – Link.
  • Florentin Worgotter – Link.
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