The X-RHex Robot Moves Like a Creepy Crawly Insect

 - Jan 27, 2011
References: botjunkie & fastcompany
Although robotic machines are popping up left, right and center, the X-RHex robot is one that you will be sure to remember. A military machine, it is a creepy crawly, six-legged creation that will incite fear.

Developed in an MIT lab, the X-RHex robot is an updated version of the RHex robot. A miniature beast of a machine, it is faster, stronger and more reliable. Thanks to its half-wheels, it can traverse steps, flat concrete and desert sand easier.