May 18, 2011

Cornell Ranger Sets Walking Record

Cornell has set a new record with their Ranger robot. The walker, built and programmed in the Biorobotics and Locomotion lab headed by Andy Ruina, walked 40.5 miles on a single battery charge. The entire trek took 30 hours, 49 minutes and 2 seconds as it managed 307.75 laps at a shuffling 1.3 mph. While Ranger never complained, we bet the team behind him were certainly exhausted after the walk.

Via Cornell

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at May 18, 2011 11:44 AM
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