The Imperial SLIDER is a novel bipedal walking robot that is currently under construction in our lab. Stay tuned for more information!

Simulation of SLIDER

 

 

SLIDER walking in Gazebo -- 45-degree view

SLIDER walking in Gazebo -- 45-degree view

SLIDER walking in Gazebo -- 45-degree view

SLIDER's first steps in the real world

Publications

  1. Ke Wang, David Michael Marsh, Roni Permana Saputra, Digby Chappell, Zhonghe Jiang, Bethany Kon, Petar Kormushev, "Design and Control of SLIDER: An Ultra-lightweight, Knee-less, Low-cost Bipedal Walking Robot", In Proc. IEEE/RSJ Intl Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2020), Las Vegas, USA, 2020.
  2. Ke Wang, Aksat Shah, Petar Kormushev, "SLIDER: A Novel Bipedal Walking Robot without Knees", In Proc. 19th International Conference Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS 2018), Bristol, UK, 2018. (Best Poster Award)
  3. Ke Wang, Aksat Shah, Petar Kormushev, "SLIDER: A Bipedal Robot with Knee-less Legs and Vertical Hip Sliding Motion", In Proc. 21st International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and Support Technologies for Mobile Machines (CLAWAR 2018), Panama, 2018.

SLIDER walking in simulation (early model)

SLIDER walking in simulation (full dynamics model)

SLIDER walking in the real world

 

More details coming soon...

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