Robots That Jump

Robot Bodies Needed Before Robot Minds

A Robot that “Crabs”

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 may be at work – of crustaceans instead of humans. Compare the robot on the beach about 2:20 into the above video to crab movement:

It also moves a lot like the robots in the classic SF Movie Silent Running

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