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Re: Interesting Articles...
« Reply #10065 on: May 23, 2019, 10:59:50 AM »
https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2019/05/22/health/ny-mangled-measles-messaging/index.html


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« Reply #10066 on: May 23, 2019, 11:02:50 AM »
Uhm, that thing has wheels, not legs, because itís designed for a flat surface warehouse. Which is why I said blended with the 4 legged design which is optimized for stability in all kinds of terrain.

Just look up some designs of stair climbing wheelchairs for some alternative designs that could work.
If you review all of the four-legged robots of theirs they are to carry a package placed on them with no ability to pick up or place down packages. Real animals have flexible spines which allow them to bend through tight spots even with their four legs while a robot would find that more difficult. Various patent considerations may also have contributed.
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« Reply #10067 on: May 23, 2019, 11:08:11 AM »
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« Reply #10068 on: May 23, 2019, 11:30:07 AM »
Uhm, that thing has wheels, not legs, because itís designed for a flat surface warehouse. Which is why I said blended with the 4 legged design which is optimized for stability in all kinds of terrain.
1. Actually it has legs with wheels on them. :)


2. I think you missed my point. The fact that BD chose to use a bipedal design and deal with the associated balance issues for a robot that needs to work in a human environment shows that there is merit to the argument that it's not just a gimmick.

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« Reply #10069 on: May 23, 2019, 12:01:55 PM »
2. I think you missed my point. The fact that BD chose to use a bipedal design and deal with the associated balance issues for a robot that needs to work in a human environment shows that there is merit to the argument that it's not just a gimmick.

Maybe, but not necessarily. The balancing and maneuvering of the BD Handle might be similar to that of a Segway or a hoverboard. Climbing steps, curbs and other uneven terrain is a different ballgame. I would imagine that a design closer to what's seen in stair climbing wheelchairs might be more practical.
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« Reply #10070 on: May 24, 2019, 04:13:57 PM »
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« Reply #10073 on: May 26, 2019, 07:10:00 AM »
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Repost. Don't ask me where.  Fascinating read though. I skimmed through a second time.  Thanks!

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« Reply #10074 on: May 26, 2019, 08:05:51 AM »
Repost. Don't ask me where.  Fascinating read though. I skimmed through a second time.  Thanks!
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« Reply #10075 on: May 26, 2019, 09:20:26 AM »
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