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This Robot Walks, Flies, Skateboards, Slacklines

This robot is unusual. There are many robotic models that are capable of traversing different and difficult types of terrain. This one, however, aptly combines several skills: walking, flying, skateboarding and even slacklining. LEONARDO robot in a flight mode. Image credit: Veritasium (screen from YouTube video) Seeing robots around is not surprising anymore – just think about drones or robotic ...

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LEONARDO, the Bipedal Robot, Can Ride a Skateboard and Walk a Slackline

Researchers at Caltech have built a bipedal robot that combines walking with flying to create a new type of locomotion, making it exceptionally nimble and capable of complex movements. LEO carves out a new type of locomotion somewhere between walking and flying. Image credit: Caltech Part walking robot, part flying drone, the newly developed LEONARDO (short for LEgs ONboARD drOne, ...

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