• Sphere Shaped Quadrupedal Robot Overlords

Sphere Shaped Quadrupedal Robot Overlords

When it tips over the legs can right it back up and it can also roll itself around its environment using weights. In short it’s like a primitive version of the Droideka without the guns or the force field.

If you’ve ever wondered what you’ll eventually find inside your body cavity when the robots take over, meet QRoSS by Takeshi Aoki, Satoshi Ito, and Yosuke Sei from the Chiba Institute of Technology in Japan. This robot consists of a rounded roll cage and four legs hidden inside its body. You can throw the ball into a room where it can roll around and then, when it needs to move around more deliberately, it can pull out its four legs and get down to work.

The team showed the robot at IROS 2015 in Germany and their paper, “Development of Quadruped Walking Robot with Spherical Shell – Mechanical Design for Rotational Locomotion” is available now. It’s a clever solution to a thorny problem and is also amazingly cool.

Related Tags

Sphere Shaped Robot version Germany 2015

Comments

Note: HTML is not translated!

Random Products

Fontana 2.0 SOPHIE_F3

Womens dress- 100% made in ITA..

Item Condition: New

$106.00

10.1 Inch Tablet Android 4.4 Octa Core CPU 1GB

Venstar8050 Tablet comes with ..

Item Condition: New

$155.40

Mega Bloks -first builders. 160 pcs MB8001

Mega Bloks -first builders. 16..

Item Condition: New

$84.00