Inside Mantis: a 2-ton hexapod robot with a Linux brain

Posted by tracyanne on Apr 5, 2013 8:28 AM EDT
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After four years of development, Micromag Systems has finally completed the Mantis Hexapod Walking Machine, claimed to be the world’s largest all-terrain operational hexapod robot. The device stands nearly three meters tall, weighs just under two tons, and is controlled by a PC/104 module stack running embedded Linux. The Mantis Hexapod Walking Machine is the [...]

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