Wall climber

08.05.10
Robot equipped with hook-like claws and pendulum can climb carpeted walls
08.05.10

Robot equipped with hook-like claws and pendulum can climb carpeted walls

ROCR -- the Oscillating Climbing Robot -- was developed at the University of Utah by William Provan...

By L. Dziuban,   08.05.10
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02.03.10
Cornell's switchable adhesive device keeps candy from falling, could let you dance on the ceiling (video)
02.03.10

Cornell's switchable adhesive device keeps candy from falling, could let you dance on the ceiling (video)

Climbing walls is one of those odd feats that scientific establishments seem compelled to master --...

By T. Stevens,   02.03.10
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01.19.10
Ben-Gurion University's wall-climbing robots scale defenses, haunt nightmares, stain faux-finishes (video)
01.19.10

Ben-Gurion University's wall-climbing robots scale defenses, haunt nightmares, stain faux-finishes (video)

We've seen plenty of prototype mechanisms for autonomous dealies that can scale the straightest of...

By T. Stevens,   01.19.10
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06.12.08
Waalbot, the wall-climbing, gecko-footed robot
06.12.08

Waalbot, the wall-climbing, gecko-footed robot

Robots do all sorts of things, but climbing walls seems to be a goal engineers can't live without....

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11.21.07
ICM's Climber robot ready to ascend
11.21.07

ICM's Climber robot ready to ascend

International Climbing Machines' Climber certainly isn't the first of its kind, but we'll admit, th...

By D. Murph,   11.21.07
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06.29.07
Vortex's wall climbing robot peeks in windows
06.29.07

Vortex's wall climbing robot peeks in windows

While not the first wall climbing machine we've come across, Vortex's VRAM Mobile Robot Platform (V...

By D. Murph,   06.29.07
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06.13.06
City Climber rover: Spider-Man minus the drama
06.13.06

City Climber rover: Spider-Man minus the drama

Sure, Spider-Man is great and all, but is all the emotional, moral and relational drama really wo...

By P. Miller,   06.13.06
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