Whegs are a series of
robotsdeveloped at the Biologically Inspired Robotics Laboratory at Case Western Reserve University. Whegs utilize a strategy of locomotion which combines the simplicity of wheels with the obstacle clearing advantages of legs .
The Whegs robots are inspired by the Prolero robot, designed in 1996 at the European Space Agency, and the RHex robot, developed by a multiuniversity DARPA funded effort [ [http://biorobots.cwru.edu/projects/whegs/ Whegs Series Robots] ] .
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