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Tag: Jumping

Salto-1P Robot Hops Around Like Crazy, Knows Exactly Where It’s Going

Salto-1P Robot Hops Around Like Crazy, Knows Exactly Where It’s Going
The Salto-1P Robot is a small monopedal robot that looks happy as heel as it jumps for joy. It’s either happy or crazy; I’m not sure which. It is capable of continuous high-power hopping and it takes that job seriously.

This Robot Roach Can Jump Five Feet High

This Robot Roach Can Jump Five Feet High
Warning. Read any further, and your fear of cockroaches will be kicked up several notches. That’s because a collaboration between South Korea’s Seoul National University and UC Berkeley has created it’s latest unholy robot. Yes, mankind has built a robot cockroach that can crawl around and also jump five feet in the air.
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RHex Robot Can Jump, Swim, Climb Stairs: Nowhere to Run to, Nowhere to Hide

RHex Robot Can Jump, Swim, Climb Stairs: Nowhere to Run to, Nowhere to Hide
Jumping robots must really be in demand I guess. RHex uses six curved leg-scoops to propel the robot into some incredible jumps. This 15-pound machine can even hoist itself up a vertical wall that’s taller than itself.

Sand Flea Robot Can Jump 30 Feet in the Air

Sand Flea Robot Can Jump 30 Feet in the Air
If anyone has a shot at being the real life Cyberdyne Systems, I think it’s Boston Dynamics. Between their Big Dog, Alpha Dog, Cheetah and other walking robots, they’re building some of the most incredible robotic creatures out there.

Jumping Alarm Clock Wakes You by Annoying the Crap Out of You

Jumping Alarm Clock Wakes You by Annoying the Crap Out of You
While it’s unlikely to be quite as jarring as this alarm clock, this little bedside alarm clock also is less likely to cause head trauma. But that doesn’t mean it’s not just as annoying.

Robot Jumps from Tall Buildings, Has Nothing to Do with the Economy

Robot Jumps from Tall Buildings, Has Nothing to Do with the Economy
This new thrill-seeking robot actually base-jumps. That’s right, a robot seeking thrills and showing off. It will climb up the side of a building, then jump off and deploy a paraglider to fly back down to Earth.
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