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Hexapod robot folds for transit, walks out for missions

Robugtix z6 robot 4

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Robugtix has been making creepy eight-legged walkers for a few years now, launching the T8 and the T8X in 2013. Now the company is moving into the professional bot space and the first machine out of the dev lab is the Z6.

It’s backpack-friendly 20 x 23 x 13.7 cm (7.8 x 9 x 5.4 in) compact dimensions allow for it to be carried to where it’s needed on foot and then deployed, after it unfolds its six jointed legs from a central rectangular block to measure 52 x 49 x 17 cm (20.5 x 19.3 x 6.7 in). The Z6 is controlled remotely using a joystick controller with integrated monitor, making it a good fit for urgent site inspections, exploration, search and rescue, and more.

Learn more and check out the Robugtix website!


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