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Tuesday September 4, 2007 4:29 pm

Roller-Walker Skates

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Design, Misc. Tech, Science

Roller-WalkerThe four-legged Roller-Walker has a special mechanism on each foot so that he can walk over rough terrain or roll on flat surfaces. Installed actuators assist the lightweight bot which moves in a way that is similar to roller skating. Not quite as cuddly or versatile as BEAR, we are beginning to notice that robots are becoming more lifelike in their movements every day as opposed to just waving their arms, sliding across a planet, and yelling, “Danger, Will Robinson!”

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