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WL-16RIII Walkbot

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WL-16RIII Walkbot is a prototype of a bipedal robot (legs robot), designed for people with mobility impairments or walking disabilities. Like any other wheelchair, it rolls along on its wheels but, if a step or ditch gets in the way, the wheels transform into legs to carry the user over. It's intended facilitate movements in areas with steps and uneven surfaces are off-limits to those in wheelchairs.    

Technical Specifications: 

The user controls the device by means of a joystick and its robot brain automatically assesses the surrounding terrain and moves adjusting itself to keep ensure the seat remains level.  

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as of: 
07/22/2015
WL-16RIII Walkbot

Made By:

Chiba Institute of Technology
Chiba Institute of Technology Organization Type: 
Manufacturer
Public
Educational Institution in Japan
Address: 
Phone (International): 
81 47-475-2111
Web Address: 
http://www.it-chiba.ac.jp/english/