Legged robot

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Legged robots are a type of mobile robot. They are somewhat a recent[when?] innovation in robotics. However, many or all bipedal models are not practical because they are cumbersome and slow. Most successful legged robots have four or six legs for further stability. This legs-over-wheels approach lends itself for use in all-terrain purposes because legs are more effective in an uneven environment than wheels.

Legged robots include:

See also


  1. Jason Falconer. "Two-part “stutter jumps” could reduce jumping robot power consumption". 2012.
  2. Byron Spice. "BowGo! CMU robotics researchers develop a pogo stick that aims high". 2001.
  3. Liv. "Explosive Pogo Stick Robot Leaps Over 25-Foot Obstacles" 2009
  4. Legged Robots