Robert Full Explains How To Design A Foot

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Robert Full explains how to design a foot that is inspired by nature:

Biologist Robert Full shares his fascination with spiny cockroach legs that allow them to scuttle at full speed across loose mesh and gecko feet that have billions of nano-bristles to run straight up walls. His talk, complete with wonderful slow-mo video of cockroach, crab and gecko gaits, explains his goal of creating the perfect robotic “distributed foot.”

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