Tree-climbing robot

Very cool video showing it climbing trees, brick walls, glass, etc.:

RiSE: The Amazing Climbing Robot - ROBORAMA.info: "RiSE is a small six-legged robot that climbs vertical terrain such as walls, trees and fences. RiSE's feet have claws, micro-claws or sticky material, depending on the climbing surface. RiSE changes posture to conform to the curvature of the climbing surface and a fixed tail helps RiSE balance on steep ascents. RiSE is about 0.25 m long, weighs 2 kg, and travels 0.3 m/s."

I was very impressed with the balancing ability of the robot in varied terrain. However, I did not see it climb any tree.

I half expected it to raise its leg near a tree though.

Actually, I spoke too soon, and now watched the OTHER video that showed the tree climbing robot. Looks kind of scorpion-like. The other robot movie was more like a dog or horse.

That'll teach me to pay more attention.
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