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A Bigger BigDog

Boston Dynamics, makers of the BigDog robot have won another contract worth $32 million from DARPA to make an LS3 or Legged Squad Support System. Each LS3 will carry up to 400 pounds and run for 20 miles or 24 … Continue reading

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Boston Dynamics Petman

Boston Dynamics, makers of Big Dog, have been developing Petman.  Just like Big Dog, it has the ability to remain upright when pushed.  Petman will be used by the US military for testing chemical protection clothing to be worn on … Continue reading

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Jumping Robot

This innocent looking four wheeled rover by Boston Dynamics, can actually jump over a 7 1/2 foot high fence thanks to an actuator leg. The robot, called the Precision Urban Hopper, is semi-autonomous and GPS-guided.  It could potentially be used … Continue reading

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