The Air Hopper Can Jump One Foot High Off the Ground

By: Meghan Young - Published: Sep 16, 2010 • References: & dvice
Scientists at the Tokyo Institute of Technology has developed the Air Hopper, a robot that can jump like a grasshopper. Extremely limber, the Air Hopper can also roll around and walk.

The Air Hopper is shaped very much like its insect counterpart, and looks truly technologically advanced. With the ability to jump one foot high however, this is one 'pet' you would want to keep a close eye on. Stats for Robotic Grasshoppers Trending: Older & Chilly
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