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Bipedal robot conquers uneven ground

Getting a Robot to walk is one thing, getting it to walk without tripping on the first obstacle it encounters is quite another. Engineers at the University of Michigan are developing a set of algorithms that allow an unsupported Bipedal Robot named MARLO to negotiate steep slopes, thin layers of snow, and uneven, unstable ground without toppling over. Designed as a general purpose robotic system, the algorithms may also have applications in advanced prosthetics.

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Category: Robotics


  • Robot
  • University of Michigan
  • Robotics

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