The robot is built from a series of mobile structures connected by joints. Over a length of 1730 mm, 17 joint motors and 10 wheel motors are mounted. Weight is about 9 kg. The robot carries a camera It can operate for 1 hour by wireless remote control usisng the videos of the camera. The robot was developed for applications such as patrol inspections of plants, houses and other infrastructures.
JST news release, April 4, 2017
Kanazawa University develops crawler robot that can climb steps and stairs up to 1 m height