Pleurobot

PleurobotScientists from the EPFL’s Biorobotics Laboratory have created a new version of  the salamander like robot called Pleurobot.

Using x-rays and up to 64 tracking points, the scientists are able to accurately mimic a salamander’s gate.

Pleurobot uses 27 motors and 11 spinal segments to achieve walking, crawling and even swimming.

The video shows Pleurobot side by side with an x-ray video of a real salamander to show how precisely they have nailed Pleurobot’s gate.

This type of robot could potentially have other sensors added and be used for search and rescue type operations.

EPFL Biorobotics Laboratory

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