Wednesday, March 08, 2006

The Army's Robot Sherpa

'Meet BigDog, a mechanical mutt that does more than snare Frisbees and irrigate fire hydrants. It totes hundreds of pounds of gear so soldiers won’t have to, and it will never spook under fire. Developed by Boston Dynamics with funding from the U.S. military, the BigDog prototype is arguably the world’s most ambitious legged robot...' More / Videoclip of BigDog in action (WMV, 11.5MB)


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