Dec 232013
 
Google’s Schaft Robot Wins Robotics Challenge Competition

The SCHAFT robot performed at this year’s DARPA Robotics Challenge, and was one of the highlights from the competition.

The Google owned robot impressively performed tasks that would be crucial for a machine to complete in an emergency, life saving scenario, such as opening doors, breaking walls, and climbing stairs to save a person. 

Read more on Gizmodo, NYTimes, and IBTimes

 


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Oct 042013
 
DARPA WildCat Robot Runs Fast Like A Cheetah

Boston Dynamics and DARPA collaborate to create state-of-the-art robots that may have utility in the military, such as for search and rescue missions. 

They are famous online for their impressive Big Dog and humanoid ‘bots. 

Now, they have just introduced their latest ‘animal’ in the robotic pack: the WildCat

Read more on ExtremeTechGeekologie, Salon, and Geek

 


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Jul 122013
 

The technological work of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency never ends. Their latest project in collaboration with Boston Dynamics has been ATLAS, a new super-advanced humanoid robot. 

This new video demonstrates the capabilities of ATLAS, including walking up stairs, being pushed while balancing on one foot and not falling, and more!  

 


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Mar 042013
 

For years now, the Big Dog robot by DARPA and Boston Dynamics has been the star of several escalating viral videos. In this newest viral video which has gone viral over the weekend, Big Dog picks up a 35 pound cinder block and throws it over fifteen feet. 

The new video has already collected over 1.9 million hits, and is further featured on Gizmodo, Mashable, and NowMSN

 


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Dec 272012
 

The genius robotic specialist nerds at Boston Dynamics and DARPA never quit. For years they have been working on four-legged autonomous walking robots.

Their latest development is the horse-like LS3 robot. With just a few verbal commands, the bot starts up and follows the human leader through an natural obstacle course successfully.

The video is only a week old, and is already nearing one million views. It is further covered on Atlantic, CNet, and Awesomer

 


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