The Salto-1P Robot Moves via Precise Hopping #Robotics #Robot
Salto-1P is a small monopedal jumping robot capable of continuous high-power hopping.
The video above demonstrates a new control algorithm that can land Salto-1P’s foot at particular spots on the ground like jumping on stepping stones or playing one-leg hopscotch. They call this “deadbeat foot placement hopping control”.
Precise foot placement enables Salto-1P to jump on surfaces like furniture. This work will be presented at the 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems.
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