Monday, October 20, 2008

Big Dog

The Most Advanced Quadruped Robot on Earth
BigDog is the alpha male of the Boston Dynamics family of robots. It is a quadruped robot that walks, runs, and climbs on rough terrain and carries heavy loads. BigDog is powered by a gasoline engine that drives a hydraulic actuation system. BigDog's legs are articulated like an animal’s, and have compliant elements that absorb shock and recycle energy from one step to the next.

Pretty soon they'll be making robotic mayors and chancellors. Or do we already have that?


  1. Is Big Dog red? Or would that be a violation of a copyright?

  2. and what about the principal that was removed from CHS a yr ago or so without justification???? I think that Mr. Harris should be reinstated somewhere and sent back to a school instead of wasting his talents in the rr


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