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SALTO Robot Can Bounce, Jump Through Obstacle Courses

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Here is another robot that can hop, jump, and leap over obstacles with agility. Salto was unveiled in 2016 but has been upgraded with a host of new abilities. Salto can bounce in place like a pogo stick and jump through obstacle courses like a dog.

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Salto’s single leg is modeled after those of the galago. It can navigate complex terrain that may be impossible to cross without jumping or flying. Salto knows what angle it is pointing and the bend of its leg to make accurate calculations. This robot can jump over 4 feet and even ricochet off walls. It can run at speeds up to 10mph.


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