A fascinating robot out of Google’s Project X, via Schaft, which created some interesting robots in the past. Here, humanoid gait is abandoned for a largely vertical motion of legs Alphabet’s secretive Schaft Inc. shows off new bipedal robot in Tokyo And here’s the video: Seeing the robot on the beach shows that biomimcry mayContinue reading “A Robot that “Crabs””
Monthly Archives: April 2016
Why don’t robots work? The world is to blame!
An interesting article from Robotics Trends on the problems which will keep self-driving cars off the road for many years, despite the hype that their arrival is “just around the corner” “Crappy US Roads Major Roadblock for Self-Driving Cars?” http://www.roboticstrends.com/article/crappy_us_roads_major_roadblock_for_self_driving_cars Telling quote: Poor lane markings and uneven signage on the three million miles of paved roadsContinue reading “Why don’t robots work? The world is to blame!”