144 TRACKED AND SNAKE-LIKE ROBOTS 4

Tecdron Robotic Systems robots

Tecdron Robotic Systems robots. From L to R : Scarab TX, Quator, SPE-3, Viper, The group Tecdron Robotic Systems is in France and Romania. https://innorobo.com/fr/tecdron-2/

Variable parallelogram tracked mobile robot

Variable parallelogram tracked mobile robot, (VPTMR), 2012, from China. VPTMR robot can move in tracked or legged mode that makes the robot to adapt to all rugged environments. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Development-of-a-variable-parallelogram-tracked-mo-Ye-Lv/460d52e8047cb5f215edd6eeb741f3506b3ea278

Hybrid quadruped tracked mobile robot

Hybrid quadruped tracked mobile robot, 2015. Very off-road, this robot also performs variety of working motions by using the legs as manipulation arms. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Hybrid-motions-by-a-quadruped-tracked-mobile-robot-Fujita-Sasaki/09d7b4167829b0d5ff5e034584f43d824971f9b8

Neza I

NEZA I, 2010. Each TWT side unit is driven by only one servo motor, and can efficiently move over rough terrains by changing the locomotion mode or by transforming the track configuration. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Parameters-of-the-drive-system-for-a-transformable-Li-Ma/de4fe48e309090b75b9cb8d7a0b3b16e5ac76224

NEZA I

NEZA I equipped with a tail. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Parameters-of-the-drive-system-for-a-transformable-Li-Ma/de4fe48e309090b75b9cb8d7a0b3b16e5ac76224

NEZA I

NEZA I robot.. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Design-and-basic-experiments-of-a-transformable-wh-Li-Ma/4561bcb30237972dbcf808b6e30c30ba56fb2e70

Transformable wheel track robot TWTR

Transformable wheel-track robot : TWTR, 2009.  The TWTR can adapt autonomously to the irregular environment by transforming the track configuration or by changing the locomotion mode between track mode and wheel mode with one servo motor. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Parameter-design-and-optimization-for-mobile-mecha-Li-Ma/d29f1146217a5138d40318b7314a63a22a76ece2

Compliant track wheeled climbing robot

Compliant track-wheeled climbing robot, 2011, designed to climb on walls with a track witch changes shape according to external conditions, without feedback. Magnets are used to attach on steel walls. High payload is 3 kg for 4 kg of the robot mass. It could be used in shipbuilding and plant industries. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Compliant-track-wheeled-climbing-robot-with-transi-Lee-Seo/17e954238166e35751b1df4a391a859c31f0a3f3, https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Wall-Climbing-Robots-with-Track-wheel-Mechanism-Lee-Park/829845309559c36d2d50b24c89f45e19fe82e7f7

Ambot Amphibious Robot

AMBOT amphibious robot, 2014, from University of Curtin, Perth, Australia. The design of the tracks makes them essentially both move on land, floats and paddles. It was made to collect samples of water in Swan-Canning River. http://www.asmejmd.org/featured-articles/ambot-a-bio-inspired-amphibious-robot-for-monitoring-the-swan-canning-estuary-system

Amoeba II transformable tracked robot

Amoeba II on line stair climbing transformable tracked robot, 2012. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/An-online-stair-climbing-control-method-for-a-tran-Li-Ma/83c96ab1397e39105e4e0f05954b1fe258bd9c1a

Amoeba II transformable tracked robot

Amoeba II on line transformable tracked robot, 2012.

Elf Self Leveling Robot

Elf self-leveling robot, 2013, consists of six tracks and is fitted with eleven actuators that change its configuration following uneven terrains. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Online-slip-parameter-estimation-for-tracked-vehic-Yamauchi-Suzuki/00d919cdb8af9c535bf6fd7d4de41d03c642b085/figure/0

Elf Self-Leveling Robot

Elf self-leveling robot, 2016, for slope of volcanos covered with loose soil and rocks. This causes several problems, particularly localization and terrain ability. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Online-slip-parameter-estimation-for-tracked-vehic-Yamauchi-Suzuki/00d919cdb8af9c535bf6fd7d4de41d03c642b085

Jaxa's Four Track System

JAXA’s four track system, 2010, for planetary exploration. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Robot-Mobility-Systems-for-Planetary-Surface-Explo-Seeni-Sch%C3%A4fer/1d5b97f410d5cd0af34c603fc7d3f0700684654a

Keios III robot

Keios III robot, 2017 is a blade-type crawler robot with a very simple and reliable mechanism, which traverses uneven terrain at high speed. Moreover, the gyro wheel design stabilizes the robot. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Blade-type-crawler-vehicle-with-gyro-wheel-for-sta-Yamada-Sawada/5c348d28cc6af95ec2e7ae26fb774714ba827a91

Keios III robot

Keios III robot

Track Walker robot

Track Walker robot, 2010. Sometimes, the wide tracks are not sufficient on loose slopes. A crank system was added to help locomotion. But it is slow. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Development-of-leg-track-hybrid-locomotion-to-trav-Nagatani-Kinoshita/0584256178b6b7a2425ddaa2ed83f30a1046003b

Helios VIII Search and Recue Robot

Helios VIII search and rescue robot, 2007, designed by Shigeo Hirose. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/HELIOS-VIII-search-and-rescue-robot-Design-of-an-a-Guarnieri-Inoh/c2252b2dd22a992508c6723ec159e792aa159f01

Colossus robot

Colossus robot for firemen, from Shark Robotics. http://www.planeterobots.com/2017/03/23/colossus-de-shark-robotics-assiste-les-pompiers-en-intervention/, https://www.shark-robotics.fr/colossus/

Traloc Snake Like Robot

Traloc snake like robot, 2011, by ETH, Zurich. Snake like locomotion seems to be one of the best for moving on large obstacles and rescuing in earthquakes. http://www.traloc.ethz.ch/, https://translate.google.fr/translate?hl=fr&sl=de&u=http://www.20min.ch/digital/news/story/ETH-Studenten-bauen-Rettungswurm-29336327&prev=search, http://www.traloc.ethz.ch/media/, http://webarchiv.ethz.ch/traloc/docs/Medienportfolio.pdf

Rot 4 Tracked Robot

ROT-4 tracked robot, 19 cm long. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/ROT-4-Special-tracked-vehicle-chassis-SUV-robot-tanks/32278433999.html

Sinoning WT500 Track Crawler RC

Sinoning WT500 track crawler, RC, from Guangdong, China. Payload 20 kg. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Electric-assemble-their-own-walking-robot-toys-assembled-educational-toys-diy-small-production-test-technology/2038472404.html

Rostec robot 2014

Rostec robot, 2014. http://rostec.ru/en/news/4514829/

Iguana UGV from ECA Group

Iguana UGV from ECA group. https://www.ecagroup.com/search-result/iguana

NGC Remotec Nomad UGV

Northtrop Grumman Corporation NGC's subsidiary of Remotec Nomad UGV. UGVhttp://www.unmannedsystemstechnology.com/2017/09/ngc-remotec-introduces-new-multimission-ugv/

ARTI Robot of Transcend Tactical

ARTI robot of Transcend Tactical, from Oakland. https://transcendtactical.com/#product

Viking Robot of Safran
 

 

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