Thursday, September 27, 2007

This Is One Tall, Walking Robot!

From: Collegiate Times
"Robot making new strides"
"STriDER is not your average robot. It won't vacuum your floors or do dishes for you. STriDER (Self-excited Tripedal Dynamic Experimental Robot) is bound for loftier missions. Courtesy of RoMeLa The three-legged robot, which closely resembles a camera tripod, was created for sending its sensors to hard-to-reach areas.

"Since STriDER is tall by nature, it is great for deploying cameras, as most other autonomous robots cannot even see above bushes," said Dennis Hong, director of Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory (RoMeLa) at Virginia Tech. .."
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