Information on TALOS:

TALOS stands for Telescopic, Actuated Lifter On Swerve, and is named after the Greek mythological figure Talos, a giant bronze automaton built by Hephaestus, the god of blacksmithing and craftsmanship. Talos is regarded as the first depiction of a robot in human art and literature.

Notable features of TALOS include:
  • Full node extension (i.e. can reach all payloads with its arm)
  • Gyroscopic balance
  • Double station and ground pickup
  • Swerve drive chassis
  • Low center of gravity
  • Weighted for improved balance