(Video) Carnegie Mellon’s Robotic Snake

(Video) Carnegie Mellon’s Robotic Snake

A unique robot uses biomimetic movements that allow it to climb trees and travel across difficult terrain.

Dan Gould
  • 8 september 2010

The Biorobotics Laboratory at Carnegie Mellon University has been developing a unique type of robot that mimics the movements of snakes. The latest version is named “Uncle Sam,” and is capable of travelling across difficult terrain a bipedal robot would find difficult or impossible to navigate.

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