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CIM's 20th Anniversary Seminar Series

Legged Robots at Boston Dynamics

Dr. Martin Buehler
Director of Robotics Boston Dynamics

October 7, 2005 at  10:00 AM
Zames Seminar Room - MC437

This talk will introduce two recently developed robots - BigDog and LittleDog. BigDog is a large (about 80 kg) power autonomous and dynamically stable four-legged robot made for the outdoors. It has already carried 50 kg payload, climbed 35 deg inclines, and run at 1.5 m/s. LittleDog is a small quadruped destined to be a common platform for a new 'learning locomotion' R&D program in the U.S.