MIT researchers have developed an algorithm for bounding that they've successfully implemented in a robotic cheetah. (Learn more: http://mitsha.re/YCipV)
The MIT Cheetah 2 contains the custom electric motor designed by Jeffrey Lang, the Vitesse Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT and the amplifier designed by David Otten, a principal research engineer in MIT’s Research Laboratory of Electronics.
This work was supported by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
Video: Melanie Gonick/MIT
Additional footage: Hae-Won Park and José-Luis Olivares
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