Robotic ‘pack mule’ displays stunning reflexes

This video is scary and almost feels cruel,

http://www.bostondynamics.com/dist/BigDog_Feb-26-2006.wmv

A nimble, four-legged robot is so surefooted it can recover its balance even after being given a hefty kick. The machine, which moves like a cross between a goat and a pantomime horse, is being developed as a robotic pack mule for the US military.

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BigDog is described by its developers Boston Dynamics as “the most advanced quadruped robot on Earth”. The company have released a new video of the robot negotiating steep slopes, crossing rocky ground and dealing with the sharp kick.

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2 Responses to Robotic ‘pack mule’ displays stunning reflexes

  1. […] Robotic ‘pack mule’ displays stunning reflexes […]

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