October 29, 2012

Primer-V2 Walks Highwire

Dr. Guero's Primer-V2 has already learned to ride a bike and walk on stilts, so it's really no surprise that the robotocist taught programmed him to walk a tightrope. His feet have a slit in them for the cord and keeping his balance was a special challenge. The humanoid was built out of a Kondo KHR-3HV hobby kit and while the clever bot may not make it across Niagara Falls, it's still fun to watch him maneuver on that 4mm wire suspended a meter above the floor.

Via I.A. and Robot (Japanese)

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at October 29, 2012 11:46 AM
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