Wednesday, October 28, 2009

PETMAN - your biped helper

Do you remember those cheap games in which you shoot the monster, but its feet are still advancing towards you? Now scientists have turned it into a robot! It's called PETMAN and it's purpose, for the moment, is to test military suits. It walks just like a normal human being, it can even be pushed from the sides and still keep its balance. It can also control temperature and humidity to provide more realistic test conditions. A very helpful, yet creepy robot...

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