Different method of locomotion

Here's a concept that has been developed that could solve a few locomotion issues:
http://www.takanishi.mech.waseda.ac.jp/research/parallel/ws_2/index_j.htm
Sorry, it is in Japanese.
Joe
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joecoin wrote:

Cool. A shoe-foot. I had thought about something like this, but more along the lines of a wheel that could be rotated around a pivot to take over for the feet on smooth surfaces. Shows there's always another way to solve a problem.
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: Here's a concept that has been developed that could solve a few locomotion : issues:     --Looks like it creates a few too! That rig ain't trivial... ;-)
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wrote:

Pretty cool. It looks like the complexity is simply being bi-ped. Once on wheels, the problem isn't too much worse than the segway.
(Google Translate did a passable job turning the page into Japlish.)
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there's also an English version.
Enjoy.
http://www.takanishi.mech.waseda.ac.jp/research/parallel/ws_2/index.htm
Davide
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