Patent Number: 8,793,016

Title: Hexapod robot device

Abstract: A hexapod robot device includes a main body and six legs coupled thereto. Each leg has a first connecting rod pivotally connected with the main body, a first driver electrically pivotally connected between the main body and the first connecting rod, with the first driver controllably driving the first connecting rod to move forward and backward along a longitudinal direction, a second connecting rod pivotally connected with the first connecting rod, and a second driver pivotally connected between the first connecting rod and the second connecting rod, with the second driver controllably driving the second connecting rod to move upward and downward along a vertical direction. The second connecting rod further has an end to engage with the ground.

Inventors: Yang; Chih-Hsiung (Kaohsiung, TW)

Assignee: National Kaohsiung University of Applied Science

International Classification: B25J 9/00 (20060101); B62D 57/032 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/29/12018