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Watch DARPA’s Pet-Proto Robot Navigate Obstacles

Watch DARPA’s Pet-Proto Robot Navigate Obstacles

DARPA, in collaboration with Boston Dynamics, has created a variety of fascinating robots in the past, including one that can outrun Usain Bolt and another that has a surprisingly human-like gait. Here’s a short clip of DARPA’s Pet-Proto robot accomplishing autonomous decision making and navigation through three obstacles.

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Boston Dynamic’s Cheetah Robot Can Now Outrun Usain Bolt

Boston Dynamic’s Cheetah Robot Can Now Outrun Usain Bolt

This is the latest video from Boston Dynamics, the company famous for creating the dynamically stable quadruped Big Dog. Just six months ago, we saw this Cheetah robot run at 18mph, crushing the previous speed record of 13.1mph, which was set at MIT in 1989. This time, it’s running at 28.3mph; quick enough, in fact, to overtake […]

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Sand Flea Robot Leaps Thirty Feet

Sand Flea Robot Leaps Thirty Feet

Boston Dynamics’ Sand Flea is an eleven pound bot equipped with a device that can launch it onto buildings, over compound walls, or through a second story window. It can jump around 25 times before it needs a recharge.

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