The Ant Roach is a 15 foot inflatable walking robot created by Otherlab, the robot was created to demonstrate how inflatable structures can be used to carry heavy items and it has a high strength to wait ratio.
The videos below show the Ant Roach in action, and it is made up of textile based actuators which can contract when the robot is inflated, the muscles are then driven by manifolds in the center of the robot which pump out compressed air.
You can see lots more videos of the Ant Roach in action as well as find out more details about how it was made and check out some other photos over at Otherlab.
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