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The Robot Salamander

Posted April 06, 2008 8:00 AM

Can we apply a methodology for controlling robotic movement in multiple degrees of freedom? Researchers in France and Switzerland designed a motion control system to handle a 10 DC motor network that powers a robot salamander. It's the first robot to combine three modes of locomotion — swimming, serpentine crawling, and walking. How would you use this control?

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Re: The Robot Salamander

04/07/2008 8:42 AM

"It's the first robot to combine three modes of locomotion — swimming, serpentine crawling, and walking."

It may be the first to combine those specific three, but then there's http://download.srv.cs.cmu.edu/~biorobotics/projects/modsnake/modsnake.html

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