Acquired Electronics360

Video: Two-Legged Robot Jogs Like a Human

18 March 2016

The AMBER Lab, part of the Georgia Institute of Technology in the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering and the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was created in 2008 at Texas A&M University, and moved to Georgia Tech just last year. The lab, headed by Professor Aaron Ames, is working to develop robots that will further research in locomotion and prosthetic design.
Students work in the AMBER Lab on bi-pedal robots. (Image Credit: Georgia Tech) Students work in the AMBER Lab on bi-pedal robots. (Image Credit: Georgia Tech)
The AMBER Lab has just released this video of its newest work: a bi-pedal robot jogging on a treadmill like a human. The robot reaches a peak height of 13 cm off the ground.
The team is using human walking data to achieve robotic walking by determining different constraints and encoding them in order to construct robotic models and controllers that will ultimately get robots walking like humans.
The lab is also using its findings to further the study of prostheses, translating robotic walking to obtain stable and efficient movement on lower-limb prostheses.
Learn more about AMBER Lab and the robots it creates on its website.

Powered by CR4, the Engineering Community

Discussion – 0 comments

By posting a comment you confirm that you have read and accept our Posting Rules and Terms of Use.
Engineering Newsletter Signup
Get the Engineering360
Stay up to date on:
Features the top stories, latest news, charts, insights and more on the end-to-end electronics value chain.
Weekly Newsletter
Get news, research, and analysis
on the Electronics industry in your
inbox every week - for FREE
Sign up for our FREE eNewsletter


Date Event Location
09-10 Apr 2018 Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA
23-27 Apr 2018 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
10 May 2018 Pier 94
22-24 May 2018 Los Angeles, CA
04-07 Jun 2018 Boston, MA
Find Free Electronics Datasheets