Chapter 23 — Biomimetic Robots

A single-motor-actuated, miniature, steerable jumping robot

The contents of the video are divided into three parts. The first part illustrates the individual functions of the robot such as jumping, self-righting and steering. The second part demonstrates the robot's locomotion capability in indoor environments. Scenarios such as jumping from the floor, jumping in an office and jumping over stairs are included. The third part shows the robot's locomotion capability in outdoor environments. Experiments on uneven ground, ground with small gravels and ground with grass are included.
Jianguo Zhao, Jing Xu, Bingtuan Gao, Ning Xi, Fernando J. Cintron, Matt W. Mutka, Li Xiao
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