Headless, Humanoid Robot Preps for Army Duty

On October 31, 2011 by stratagem

That’s the PETMAN, the latest creation of Boston Dynamics, the robotics shop best known for its eerily lifelike BigDog, a quadrupedal robot that wants to carry troops’ gear. The PETMAN, in development for years, is built like a human being, walks autonomously on two legs while pumping its arms like a person, and resists efforts by Boston Dynamics engineers to push it over.

>> Source: Wired

>>Video: Boston Dynamics- youtube

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