Cheetah Robot - a Model of Speed and Efficiency

5min Tech

by 5min Tech

It takes this robot a while to get going - but once it does - it's very fast - the second fastest running robot ever developed. According to its creator Sangbae Kim, what this robotic cheetah lacks in speed it makes up for in efficiency. Driven by custom designed electric motors, Kim's robot can reach speeds of 22 kms, or 13.6 miles per hour. He says it's almost as energy efficient as a real cheetah - a new feat for a running robot.