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You Want Legs with Your Robot?

Wheels are nice, but those stairs are a problem ...

by Eric Holdeman / February 16, 2017

Just to keep you in the robotic loop of where things are going and how fast they are going, see this onepage article, Agility Robotics evolves from OSU research, aims to revolutionize robot mobility.

As noted in the article, "Quite simply, robots with legs can go a lot of places that wheels cannot. This will be the key to deliveries that can be made 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, by a fleet of autonomous vans that pull up to your curb, and an onboard robot that delivers to your doorstep." They can also deliver a bomb! Always a two-edged cutting instrument ...

All of this is coming very fast!