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This Magnetized Quadruped Robot Can Climb Buildings

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In the past few years, we have covered a whole host of quadruped robots that can overcome rough terrain. This one can actually climb on metal buildings and structures. Researchers at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology & University of Illinois developed it with magnetized feet.

Quadruped robot with magnetized feet can climb on metal buildings and structures

This robot uses magnetic elastomers and electro magnets. It can take steps when the magnetism is turned on/off. It can climb metal walls and walk across ceilings.

[credit: Seungwoo Hong et al, Agile and versatile climbing on ferromagnetic surfaces with a quadrupedal robot, Science Robotics (2022). DOI: 10.1126/scirobotics.add1017] [HT]

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