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Flock of guinea fowl and ATRIAS

ATRIAS robot with a flock of guinea fowl athletes that have inspired its design.

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Emus and ATRIAS

Two champion runner Emus and ATRIAS in the force plate arena, where running and walking experiments are conducted. Emus and guinea fowl apply dynamically similar gaits.

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Student visit

Several students from a local science college visited, and got a presentation on our work with guinea fowl, ATRIAS robot, and the X-RHex robot.

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ATRIAS steps and stumbles

A lot of data has been collected over the last two days. ATRIAS was walking slow and fast, different swing leg policies have been tested. Finally we checked the robot’s capabilities to cope with obstacles – in the end it … Continue reading

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Full setup is ready

Including skyhook and ground bolts. Walk ATRIAS, walk!

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Curious Greg

Greg is by far our most technophilic Guinea Fowl. How often do you get to ride a biped robot?

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Sky-hook testing

Daniel is testing the strength. Works great!

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Hook

We got a hook installed, so the backup suspension is ready.

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Self-picture

Greg. I am a male, professional research (perturbation runner) Guineafowl. Work for cost and lodging.

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Master controller

Seriously. I know how to control this thing. Someone give me a keyboard!

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