There are many challenges with designing and building legged robots.
One approach to designing legged robots is to study the solutions that nature has provided to the locomotion of animals through millions of years of evolution.
The soccer robots will meet on the convention floor in five different competitions including the Simulation League, Small-size Robot League, Middle-size Robot League, the Sony Legged Robot
League and the Junior League.
specializes in legged robots
and several years ago constructed a compact eight-legged experimental robot which resembles a giant spider.
The fundamental results of this work, however, are expected to apply to dynamically-stable legged robots with different leg numbers and postures.
If successful, this research effort will impact the study of many other engineered and biological systems which, like legged robots, accomplish their purpose through forceful, cyclic interactions with the environment," Poulakakis added.
The main idea of this robot was to realize the robot control like it is in the biological structure and to study possibilities to create four legged robots
for different applications.
The LRV is specialised in mechatronics and mobility research using a variety of legged robots
including the four-legged robots
Geckos' excellent locomotion abilities to move on various surfaces are highly desired for creating such robots as will be able to move in unstructured environments, especially legged robots
Researchers have discovered that human runners and animals such as cats sometimes adopt a simple, symmetric gait that is more often associated with legged robots
than with animals.
April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A new countermeasures system made up of crab-like legged robots
that locate and neutralize mines in the surf zone will offer a higher level of safety and confidence during amphibious landings to military troops around the world.