Engineers built a tiny robot that can jump four times its height and spring off walls

Published December 28, 2016 by lagmen

Few robots can jump with the agility of Salto. The robot was designed and built this year by engineers at UC Berkeley to navigate rough terrain in search and rescue missions. It was modeled after the African primate, galago, which has a unique ability to take a series of high jumps in a row. Watch the video above to see Salto in action.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: