Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

AMBER 2 Robot Mimics Human Foot Movements

 |  |  |  |  |  |  October 27, 2013


We all know that humanoid robots roaming the streets aren’t that far away, but there are still plenty of kinks to be worked out of the designs. The AMBER 2 Robot does its best to emulate human foot movements, with the goal of making a machine that can walk on all sorts of terrain.

amber_humanoid_robot_walks

The AMBER 2 Robot from Texas A&M Amber Lab has almost all of the pivot points necessary to mimic human-like locomotion, which is very complex. You’ll note the purposeful stumble at the end of the video, which was intentional to show that the boom only provided lateral stability.

I want to see when these kinds of legs will be integrated into a real walking robot. Hopefully, Skynet won’t use them to help exterminate us all.

[via Engadget via Ubergizmo]



Nocturne Firefly Lamp

Nocturne Firefly Lamp

Baymax! (Trailer)

Baymax! (Trailer)

Sandwich Assembly Robot

Sandwich Assembly Robot

Lucid Air Price Increases by Up to $15,000

Lucid Air Price Increases by Up to $15,000

Tesla Opens Reservations for Its Semi Truck

Tesla Opens Reservations for Its Semi Truck

Custom 7-Eleven Mustang Has a Slurpee Shift Knob

Custom 7-Eleven Mustang Has a Slurpee Shift Knob

Advertisement