Boston Dynamics made a jumping robot on wheels

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Experts from Boston Dynamics regularly publish video demonstration of their new developments. Their robots, despite the frightening appearance, you can do various interesting things: run, jump, walk the stairs, to pick up and carry objects, to fall and to rise. New robot Boston Dynamics, recently shown in a closed presentation, very similar to an old friend BigDog, rear «feet» which is equipped with wheels. But Handle — so called the new machine the developers — because of his ability to move around on wheels is still more like not a dog, prancing horse.

The Robot balances perfectly on two wheels, good cornering and without any problems go around obstacles in his path and he jumps well. At the end of the video he is a very graceful jump overcomes the obstacle in his way, then lands on two wheels and continues to move.

During the presentation showed old friend — of the robot . Yes, this is the poor man, who was forced to clean up the garbage, jumping on stairs, and in the end he planted a banana peel, to a poor robot slipped. Lit up at the presentation and the robot-humanoid who recently learned to walk on uneven surfaces and stand on one leg.

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