Robot Velociraptor Now Fastest Thing on Two Legs

by
in robotics on (#3NA)
story imageKorea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology's (KAIST) MSC Lab Has Built A Two Legged Velociraptor Robot with a very interesting design, beating Boston Dynamics' Cheetah 28.3 mph speed record [youtube] by a thin margin:
"The dinosaur, whose name literally means "swift seizer," roamed the earth some 75 million years ago, during the Cretaceous Period. Once a feathered carnivore, researchers have turned the bipedal creature into a 1.5-foot-tall, 6.6-pound racing robot, with a peak speed of 46 km/h (28.58 mph.) The Raptor sports a tail for dynamic balance control and an Achilles tendon to absorb shock..."
Original Article (Korean)

Re: Impressive (Score: 1)

by computermachine@pipedot.org on 2014-06-01 22:49 (#201)

I watched it again, and you are right. It looks like the tether keeps it on the treadmill.
Post Comment
Subject
Comment
Captcha
What is twenty four thousand two hundred and ninety eight as digits?