Cheetah 3 robot overcomes obstacles while galloping blind

It's one thing to make a robot that can run around, but what about one that can do it blind? MIT's new Cheetah 3 quadrupedal robot answers that question by covering rough terrain in leaps, pounces and gallops, and even navigating stairs – all without sight. Instead, the dog-sized, 90-lb (41 kg) automaton relies on internal sensors and algorithms to produce what the engineering team call "blind locomotion.".. Continue Reading Cheetah 3 robot overcomes obstacles while galloping blind Category: Robotics Tags: MIT Robotics Related Articles: Chemically-powered, autonomous Octopus could spawn a new generation of soft robots Spring-heeled hopper performs robotic parkour Insect-sized RoboBee robot can now fly and swim MIT applies soft touch to robots with programmable 3D-printed skins MIT's seafaring robotic

Cheetah 3 robot overcomes obstacles while galloping blind

It's one thing to make a robot that can run around, but what about one that can do it blind? MIT's new Cheetah 3 quadrupedal robot answers that question by covering rough terrain in ...

Sat 7 Jul 18 from Gizmag

'Blind' Cheetah 3 robot can climb stairs littered with obstacles

MIT's Cheetah 3 robot can now leap and gallop across rough terrain, climb a staircase littered with debris, and quickly recover its balance when suddenly yanked or shoved, all while essentially ...

Thu 5 Jul 18 from TechXplore

The 'blind' robot cheetah that can feel its way around any obstacle

The MIT robot has no cameras or external environmental sensors, instead relying on software and touch sensors in its limbs to predict its surroundings.

Fri 6 Jul 18 from Daily Mail

MIT Creates Blind Robot That Sees With Its Feet

The team believes this approach could be less expensive and more effective than complex visual analysis systems that can be easily fooled. The post MIT Creates Blind Robot That Sees With Its ...

Thu 5 Jul 18 from Extremetech

MIT's 'blind' Cheetah 3 robot can jump up on your desk - CNET

The creepy-cute four-legged robot can navigate obstacles and stairs, too.

Thu 5 Jul 18 from CNET

MIT's Cheetah robot doesn't need eyes to climb, run and jump

Many robots depend on cameras and other visual sensors to find their way around the world. But that's not always realistic -- it can be too dark, too chaotic or even play tricks. ...

Thu 5 Jul 18 from Engadget

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