Biomimcry is a clear trend in robotics development. Ian Manchester, who works in the Robots Locomotion Group at MIT, shows a prototype of Fast Runner, a robotic leg inspired by an ostrich. Moving the top hip joint with a motor (or by hand) induces a kicking motion through the entire leg.
April 3, 2012 5:45 AM PDT
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