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Oklahoma City Technology Expo April 6

Posted March 24, 2016 by Vanessa Muse

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Oklahoma City Technology Expo

If you are in the Oklahoma City area on Wednesday, April 6, stop by our Technology Expo. Open house, and lunch is included. Factory technology experts will be on site to answer your questions about pneumatics, motion, automation, I/O, machine controllers, robotics and more.  Raffle prizes for the first five people in the door. See you there!

 

Oklahoma City Technology Expo
Lunch and Learn
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
10am to 4pm (open house)

Residence Inn Marriott
1111 E I-240 Service Road
Oklahoma City, OK 73149

 

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Robotic Donkey Climbs 35 Degrees, Carries 300 Pounds

Posted July 25, 2008 by Pepper Hastings

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The video of this beast almost is scary.  A fully automated donkey that can't be kicked over, walks in snow, scales hills and packs 300+ pounds of payload.

The donkey's control system keeps it balanced, steers, navigates, and regulates energetics as conditions vary. Sensors for locomotion include joint position, joint force, ground contact, ground load, a laser gyroscope, and a stereo vision system.

Other sensors focus on the internal state of BigDog, monitoring the hydraulic pressure, oil temperature, engine temperature, rpm, battery charge and others.

Can you imagine 1,000 of these working in a military convoy?

 

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