Lecture 5: Summary - Frame Attachment

author: Oussama Khatib, Computer Science Department, Stanford University
published: Jan. 11, 2010,   recorded: January 2008,   views: 3495
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"The moving style of Gibbons, shown in this video, is called brachiation. The brachiation robot is a dynamically mobile robot modeled on the Gibbon. It moves from branch to branch swinging its body like them. The brachiation robot, which we have developed, has two arms and no body. The total length is one meter and the total weight is 4.8 kilograms. The arms and grippers are actuated with DC motors through harmonic drive gears. This is the movement without actuation. At first, the robot doesn’t know how to move at all..."

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