Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Mondo Spider robot walks, consternates onlookers

Joining the Land Walker, Robotic Giraffe, and the Anchorage Mecha as some of the most exotic, over-the-top ways to get from point A to point B is the Mondo Spider,
which required a team of skilled engineers and "thousands of hours" in
order to assemble. The creators seemingly spared no cost on the
mechanical arachnid,
as it boasts an impressive array of gears, linkages, and sheer
quantities of metal to bring it all together. The man-driven beast
cranks up like your average vehicle, but slipping it into first gear
gets the spidey's legs a-crankin', and before long, it actually gets up
to a respectable pace and commands respects from anyone close to its

Article Link (Engadget)

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