Robotics, Say What? BigDog!

BigDog is a level of robotics like I have never seen. Not that I see a lot of robotics in a typical day, but Boston Dynamics is doing some stuff with robotics that is off the hook!

"BigDog has an on-board computer that controls locomotion, servos the legs and handles a wide variety of sensors. BigDog’s control system manages the dynamics of its behavior to keep it balanced, steer, navigate, and regulate energetics as conditions vary. Sensors for locomotion include joint position, joint force, ground contact, ground load, a laser gyroscope, and a stereo vision system. Other sensors focus on the internal state of BigDog, monitoring the hydraulic pressure, oil temperature, engine temperature, rpm, battery charge and others."
- Boston Dynamics

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