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Boston Dynamics Sand Flea – a recon robot that can jump

By Damir Beciri
5 Comments1 April 2012

sand-fleaAmong other characteristics, fleas are well known for their jumping ability because they are able to jump up to around 200 times of their own body length, making them the 2nd best jumper in the known world. Relying on previous joint development of Precision Urban Hopper robot, engineers from Boston Dynamics came up with Sand… »

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Insects biomimicry for robots that hop, jump and stick

By Damir Beciri
One Comment28 June 2010

mirko-kovac-robot-perching-mechanismWe already wrote several articles regarding swarm robotics because it is offering innovative solutions to real-world problems by creating a new form of artificial intelligence based biomimicry of insect-like instincts. Mirko Kovac, from EPFL’s Laboratory of Intelligent Systems, is a robotics engineer who has already made leaps forward in the field with his grasshopper-inspired jumping… »


Sandia Precision Urban Hopper robot jumps over high obstacles

By Damir Beciri
4 November 2009

puh-ground-level-robotIn our previous article we noted that we’re describing one of the Boston Dynamics new robots, and in this article we’re going to write about a robot that served as a base for their next robot in development. Boston Dynamics, the developer of advanced dynamic robots such as BigDog and PETMAN, has been awarded a… »