Chapter 23 — Biomimetic Robots

Biologically-inspired climbing with a hexapedal robot

A climbing robot that grasps the microtexture of the surface using special feet and special motions. The development team includes researchers from U Penn, Stanford, Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon and Boston Dynamics.
Matthew J. Spenko, Galen C. Haynes, Jeffrey A. Saunders, Mark R. Cutkosky, Alfred A. Rizzi, Robert J. Full, Daniel E. Koditschek
RiSE: DARPA Biodynotics Program
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