Robotic Cheetah Silently Bounds Across MIT Lawn (VIDEO)

September 15, 2014 6:36 PM

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MIT Researchers developed an algorithm four bounding and applied it to a robotic cheetah.

The robot proved to be able to silently sprint at 10 miles per hour and clear a hurdle; it could eventually reach speeds of 30 mph. The key to the algorithm is programming each of the robot's legs to exert a certain amount of force in a split second once it hits the ground. This allows the robot to ...

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