Eric Brown's sampling of some innovative, new, or newly updated robots ranging from simple kits to a few advanced systems that have yet to leave the laboratory. Click the link, below, to read the full story.
Cheetah-cub Robot (Biorob)
Still under development at EPFL’s Biorobotics Lab (Biorob), it's already breaking speed records, running at 1.42m/s on four tri-segment, 8-DOF legs, using a cat-like coordinated trot gait. The robot runs Xenomai Linux on a RoBoard RB110 control board.