WildCat is a four-legged robot being developed to run fast on all types of terrain. So far WildCat has run at about 16 mph on flat terrain using bounding and galloping gaits. The video shows WildCat's best performance so far. WildCat is being developed by Boston Dynamics with funding from DARPA's M3 program. For more information about WildCat visit our website at www.BostonDynamics.com.
HalWasRight writes "From the article: "Many are already familiar with the slow and lumbering "BigDog" that has been in development for the last few years.We were always able to relax a little bit, knowing that at least we could outrun this four-legged beast, should the need arise. Wildcat offers no such respite. As you can see in the video, this bounding 'bot could easily catch all but the fastest of us mere mortals. The only information we have so far is from this video description: