Amazing robot dog!!

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Amazing robot dog!!

A friend sent me this link, and I just had to pass it on.

 Th  is thing is freakily realistic (apart from the bee in a jar effect)  Wait till it walks on ice... And they kick it! Thats gotta be a case of robot cruelty.

Nocturnal's picture

Its a DARPA project, the end goal is to have it hump round supplies and gear for troops. They kicked it to help demonstrate its dynamic stability, most of the video covers its abilitiy to maintain its balance.

NoroBiik's picture

Posting Youtube version here.  Absolutely eerie video - and the fact that it does it's balancing act with 300 lbs extra weight is just amazing.