Frank Garvey is a San Francisco based artist using a mixture of music, animation, theater, and robotics to make a critique of late capitalism. Take a glimpse at the OmniCircus, the studio where it all takes form.
The machine lab are makers of platforms and custom bots for the right price$$.
i cant believe there is only one robot parts reseller in Australia http://www.robotparts.com.au
if any one can prove me wrong please let me know, looking for motors, wheels, old electric wheelchairs, etc etc.
Having been around forever SRL have influenced lots of artists and follow on from the Tinguely school of industrial destruction, with the exception of ever increasing appropriation of ex military technologies to produce what they calll “the greatest show on earth’.
This video is scary and almost feels cruel,
A nimble, four-legged robot is so surefooted it can recover its balance even after being given a hefty kick. The machine, which moves like a cross between a goat and a pantomime horse, is being developed as a robotic pack mule for the US military.
BigDog is described by its developers Boston Dynamics as “the most advanced quadruped robot on Earth”. The company have released a new video of the robot negotiating steep slopes, crossing rocky ground and dealing with the sharp kick.