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Watch this M.C. Esher-like simulation teach 4,000 robots how to walk

Researchers from ETH Zurich collaborated with Nvidia to train an algorithm for real-world application.


Thousands of robots marching in identical patterns across an Escher-style landscape may sound like nightmare fuel, but we promise, it’s all for science. The video you see here is part of a simulation called, “ANYmals” that researchers at ETH Zurich and the GPU-maker, Nvidia, devised for training individual robot dogs.

Robotic Systems Lab: Legged Robotics at ETH Zürich