Escape Robot: Walking 8-Legged Robot « Rama Hoetzlein

Escape Robot: Walking 8-Legged Robot

Escape Robot (Select Quality: 360p for best video). Goto Youtube video here.


Creatures, Fine Arts Thesis. Cornell University, 2001.

Escape Robot is an 8-legged, 150 lb. robot that slowly walks backward across the floor. Large 12v AC automotive car window motors drive each level. This steel robot was first welded as a central frame, with each leg designed as a piston. Slowly, the robot drags its control board across the floor with it. “Escape Robot” is both its name, and a warning, to would be robots attempting to escape the gradual decay of obsolete technology.

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