What sounds like a chainsaw, walks like it’s drunk, and looks like a headless centaur with backwards rear legs carrying some packs?
This robot that is being developed for the Military:
[youtube width=”560″ height=”340″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNZPRsrwumQ[/youtube]
Seems to work pretty damn well.. a bit rigid but I guess that is to be expected at this point in the game.
If you weren’t creeped out enough by that first one, check out this headless wonder:
[youtube width=”560″ height=”340″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ja_UsmXVPVk[/youtube]
I no longer want a segway for sniper practice. I want a gang of the above robots to run around with bottles of tannerite attempting to dodge my bullets.
The company developing the robots – Boston Dynamics
Hat Tip: Wired