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Old 06-18-2013, 05:01 AM   #1
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LXer: Cat-like robot runs like the wind, on Linux


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Researchers at EPFL’s Biorobotics Laboratory (Biorob) announced a cat-like robot that is claimed to be the fastest quadruped robot under 30 kilograms. The Cheetah-cub Robot, which runs real-time Xenomai Linux on an x86-based RoBoard control board, mimics the biomechanics of a cat to increase the speed and stability of it quadroped legs, helping it achieve speeds of 1.42m/s.

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1.42 m/s = 5.112 kph = 3.176 mph
 
  


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