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PETMAN robot advances

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PETMAN, the anthropomorphic robot from DoD contractor Boston Dynamics is getting even more human-like. Boston Dynamics also makes the Big Dog pack-bot and the fastest legged robot - Cheetah.

http://bostondynamics.com/robot_petman.html

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That's amazing, but the biggest problems with human like robots is the ability to be stable on two legs on its own.

Very human like though.

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I can imagine how terrifying it would be if a full army squad of those things invaded

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Robots will take over the world

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That's amazing, but the biggest problems with human like robots is the ability to be stable on two legs on its own.

Very human like though.

Those cables are data/power and a non-supporting safety strap. Here's an earlier version taking some side impacts.

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Those cables are data/power and a non-supporting safety strap.

In case it attacks us? ;)

But sorry, 2 of the cables look very much to be attached to counterweights.

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