Anybots: the world's first dynamically balancing robot

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Where most robots rely on geometry and stiff joints to walk, and don’t (even now) cope very artfully with obstacles, the Anybots have compressed air-driven joints which enable them to move more dynamically. With shock-absorbing, flexible joints, they’re able to run over uneven turf and either push aside or jump over obstacles. Video after the jump. [GT]

Anybots [via Gadget Lab]

By Gabrielle Taylor | March 1st, 2007





Gabrielle TaylorAnybots: the world's first dynamically balancing robot