Mamba – Our new modular snake robot

Researchers at ROBOTNOR have spent the last two years refining the design of our new modular snake robot Mamba. A fully assembled prototype will soon be ready.

Mamba is packed with novel functionality that will allow us to demonstrate new applications of snake robots. The robot has several types of modules that can be arranged in arbitrary configurations based on the intended application of the robot. All modules are watertight, which will allow any configuration of the robot to operate under water. Moreover, the robot has a novel contact force sensor system which can accurately measure contact forces acting on the robot from the environment. This sensor system will allow us to demonstrate adaptive snake robot locomotion in outdoor environments. More information about this exciting robot will be added soon!

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