Sunday, July 11, 2010
Three-Legged Dogs Lend A Paw To Robot Research
My brother-in-law, who works as an engineer and is always hip to the latest advancements in technology, recently sent me an article about a German robotics research project that involves tripod dogs. In order to improve robot efficiency and usability, the study is examining the walking / running patterns of European pooches with limb amputations, using a treadmill and infra-red cameras - fancy! For the complete story in Robo Daily, click here.