Archive for August, 2012

Reactive multi-mode gait transition for snake robot through sound source localization

August 16, 2012

This work here describes how snake robots can change between several gaits either biological or non-biological by localizing an external sound source.

2 mic high speed sound source localization even under external noise.

Reactive side winding to sound source. Real sound interface to the virtual model!

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Quadzinga foot calibration test with simulator

August 16, 2012

Here is the foot calibration run with with the universal simulator that integrate the prototype with the simulated model.

Low cost prototyping using Sketch pens for Quad zinga 4 legged robot.

August 16, 2012

Hexly series prototypes- Initial design

August 16, 2012

References:

1) Stanford’s Sticky bot series 1,2 and 3

2)KodLab Rise series robors (1,2, and 3)

3)The recent Rhex series with active tail for stance control while Jumping, Kodlab

Quad Zinga climbing robot. Initial prototypes and tests

August 16, 2012

Hexly series-1 climbing robot test 1

August 16, 2012

This is the test with Hexly series climbing robot. It is hybrid wheeled and tailed. First concept design on April 15th 2012

Micro quad with adjustable foot angle and foot contact

August 16, 2012