Gallery: German Researchers Create a Robo-Ape for Work in Space


The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence has created a robotic system based on an ape that aims to improve the locomotion and mobility characteristics of robots. It is the latest animal-inspired robot to be designed, following the Cheetah and the BigDog — if the trend continues, we’ll soon have an entire animal kingdom of robots. The Robo-Ape was created as part of a project aimed at developing intelligent structures for application in mobile robot systems, with a special focus on walking machines.

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