Car-sized 6-legged robot can get around

09/6/2013 | Popular Science

Matt Denton, a designer of control systems for Hollywood animatronics, has scaled up his previous work with toy-sized hexapods to a working vehicle the size of an SUV. Denton's concept for the project was sparked by the sight of a shovel-tipped boom on an excavator. "I started to wonder: Would it be possible to buy six of them and attach them to a chassis?" Denton said.

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