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One small step for robot … then a larger step

Dyret, a four-legged robot, has the ability to adjust the length of its legs in adapting to varying terrain, reports Tech Xplore. “The robot uses a camera to see how rough the terrain is, and it uses sensors in the legs to feel how hard the walking surface is,” says researcher and senior lecturer Tonnes Nygaard. “The robot continuously learns about the environment it’s walking on and, combined with the knowledge it gained indoors in the controlled environment, uses this to adapt its body.”

 

https://techxplore.com/news/2021-03-quadruped-robot-automatically-unstructured-outdoor.html

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