Home Robots MIT Cheetah Robot Now Jumps Over Hurdles

MIT Cheetah Robot Now Jumps Over Hurdles

🔖 See our latest gadgets & gift ideas

cheetah robot

Remember MIT’s Cheetah Robot? It keeps getting better all the time. The latest video posted on MIT’s YouTube page shows how researchers have managed to teach the robot to see and jump over hurdles as it runs. It can complete multiple jumps without a safety harness.

Rad Gadgets we are tracking: Gaming - Geeky Toys - Man Cave

The Cheetah uses a laser distance sensor to detect obstacles and re-plan its step lengths to get into position for a jump. It all happens autonomously. The above video demonstrates how far this robot has come.


Disclaimer: *Our articles may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclaimer on how we fund this site. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases.