Today in robotentacle news

Just like Stretch Armstrong, it has concentrated acid for blood.

Its beefed up size allows it to support a battery pack that keeps it going for up to 2 hours and an electrically powered air compressor system that drives its pneumatic motion.

In experiments, Tolley's robot was able to walk through a snowstorm with temperatures reaching -9 °C, withstand flames for 20 seconds, resist water and acids as well as having its limbs driven over by a car.

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5 Responses:

  1. Mark Welch says:

    Reminds me of the crawler at 13:32 in this video: http://youtu.be/781yApQAvPI?t=13m32s

  2. Jon says:

    Reading all your robotic news – where the heck is your Grand Challenge Report? I've been anticipating it for weeks!

  3. gryazi says:

    Maybe it's in the video and not the article, but you got my hopes up that it was hydraulic and using its own electrolyte as fluid - making the battery and the manipulator one piece.

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