spider-bots

  • Video: German Spiderbot Hector Is 1m Long

    Now the Germans are producing spider-like robots, too: Following the made-in-Japan arachnid Hexapod we’ve shown you just last week, the so-called Hector (which stands for HExapod Cognitive auTonmously Operating Robot) is much bigger (it’s 1m long) and looks much more futuristic than its Japanese counterpart. Read More

  • Video: Hexapod Spider-bot


    Spider-like robots are nothing new per se, but the newest model, developed by Tokyo-based robot maker Kondo [JP] looks pretty cool. The so-called Hexapod has six legs (of course), is powered by a 10.8V 800mAh Ni-MH battery, and (most important of all) it moves much like a real spider. Read More