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An One-Legged Robot Programmed to Hop up and Down

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 controlling its own hops and balance with onboard sensors. Current and previous single-legged hopping robots are energetically tethered […]
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