Advanced Industrial Science Technology (AIST) has created HRP-4C Miim, a female robot that walks like a human being (similar to ASIMO but prettier). Her knees are stretched by up/down motion of the waist, the single-toe supporting realizes longer strides, and she mimics the swing motion of human legs.
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Wheelchairs be damned. With Tankchair you can reach places you never thought you could traverse at speeds that’ll blow your hair back. TC Mobility (High Performance Mobility Products) began from one Phoenix man’s frustration watching his children go on hikes while their disabled mother was stuck at camp.
A new land speed record for a robot was set this month and it’s official, robots can now run master than men. The cheetah inspired robot was developed by U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). We shudder to think what purpose a super fast running robot could be for the United States Defense Department […]