Meet the Mochibot: a 32-legged spherical robot based on a rhombic triacontahedron that can move in every direction. It retracts and extends arms on either side to move. To stop, the robot flattens itself parallel to the ground.
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Continuous Shape Changing Locomotion of 32-legged Spherical Robot
As explained on IEEE, the robot has legs made of 3 sliding rails. The Mochibot weighs only 10kg. It can move smoothly and continuously in any direction by altering its shape.
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