Post Profile






Disney researchers build first tetherless hopping robot

(Disney Research) One-legged hopping robots have long been used to study balance issues, but their dependence on off-board power has kept them tethered, literally, to the lab. Now, Disney Research has figured out how to build a hopper that runs on battery power.
read more

share

Related Posts


Disney Builds An Adorable Robot To Etch Massive Pictures Onto The Beach

Technology : TechCrunch: Enterprise

Look — I love my job. But damn do the folks at Disney’s research labs have a fun looking gig. Their latest crazy creation: a robot that can draw sprawling pictures across the beach. Read More

Disney researchers built the first tetherless hopping robot

Hobbies / Robotics : ZDNet: Robotics

The researchers haven't revealed the potential applications, but we can't imagine Disney will have trouble finding a way to monetize the self-powered bouncing robot.

Disney Research Designed a One-Legged Robot That Can Hop Up and Down While Remaining Balanced

Humor / odd : Laughing Squid

Disney Research has designed a one-legged robot programmed to hop up and down. The robot’s design makes use of the cleverly named linear elastic actuator in parallel (LEAP), and is capable of operating untethered and autonomously by...

Disney Invents a One-legged Robot That Hops Like a Crazy Pogo Stick

Technology / Gadgets : technabob

Disney’s research branch just revealed a crazy robot that can hop on a single leg. It doesn’t need a tether either, and has an on-board power source and controller. Now they just need to scale it…

Disney's one-legged robot hops into action without a tether

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Bipedal robots, such as Boston Dynamics' Atlas may be able to balance on one leg, but Disney Research has gone one better and built a one-legged hopping robot. This unidexter automaton isn't the first hopping robot, but it's the fir...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC