Videos: Japanese Spider-Bot Hexapod Up And Close

Do you remember Hexapod, the six-legged robot from Japan that we have shown you earlier this month? It’s maker now has released a few more technical details [JP] and also published two demo movies on its site, which are pretty cool (the spider-like sounds the Hexapod can make are especially terrifying).

The robot is powered by a 10.8V 800mAh Ni-MH battery, comes with an aluminum alloy frame, is sized at 82×335×223mm and weighs 1,07kg.

It will be available from next month (price in Japan: $880).

This video show the robot out in the wild:

Here’s the spider-bot carrying a 3.25kg heavy dictionary around: