Robot runs 5K

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First Robot to run 5k

Don’t worry you can still beat this robot over 5k. It finished 5K in just over 53 minutes which probably counts as a walk but it’s an impressive engineering feat nevertheless.

Cassie the robot was invented at Oregon State University and later manufactured by a spinout company called Agility Robotics. Rather than Skynet, it was the US Department of Defense who funded the project with a $1million grant to cover the 4 years of development to get to this point.

This is the first time that a bipedal robot using machine learning to control its running gait has completed 5k on a single battery charge.

I’m not sure if its gait is more like a chicken than a human but the Youtube video is worth a quick watch if you have a minute to waste.

 

 

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