The device was improved by increasing its performance.
The American robot manufacturer Boston Dynamics has endowed the famous BigDog (“Big Dog”) robot with the ability to lift and move heavy loads. BigDog in its dimensions resembles a large dog. The length of the device is about 100 cm, its height is 0.7 m. The device weighs 96 kg. Moreover, BigDog understands voice commands.
The robot lifts loads on an uneven surface.
BigDog has been developed since 2005. The goal of its creators was to build a robot that could move along a difficult surface like a person or an animal. The advanced BigDog is equipped with a hand that allows you to lift quite heavy loads. Moreover, the robot is able to lift a cinder block weighing 14 kg and toss it at 5 meters. BigDog was invented primarily for the military - specifically, for lifting and transporting their goods. The robot can also be used to search for people and save them.
But the robot can only lift a small load. And on large-scale construction sites, it is hardly useful. Here only hydraulic lifting tables are able to cope with this task. They are designed for vertical movement of goods. Such lifts are very popular, as they are reliable in operation, unpretentious, this equipment does not need to be registered with government agencies. “But such a“ dog ”was not made for construction. But to save a person from under the debris, he certainly can do it, ”the blogger notes.
The editors of Uznayvse.ru believe that the work on such a useful device should be continued in order to use it in other spheres of human activity.
The BigDog robot has learned not only to lift loads, but also to save people image, picture