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    Combat robotics that will change the playing field.

    Boston Dynamics has some fascinating technology:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNZPRsrwumQ]BigDog Overview (Updated March 2010) - YouTube[/ame]


    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mclbVTIYG8E]PETMAN - YouTube[/ame]



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    Re: Combat robotics that will change the playing field.

    BigDog's a bit noisy but its ability to keep its balance when kicked was amazing.



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    Re: Combat robotics that will change the playing field.

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydarm View Post
    Boston Dynamics has some fascinating technology:

    BigDog Overview (Updated March 2010) - YouTube


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    That stuff is scary!!



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    Re: Combat robotics that will change the playing field.

    I'll be the first to welcome our new buzzing, agile overlords.


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    Re: Combat robotics that will change the playing field.

    The next step for Big Dog will be to convert to an electric motor to cut down on the noise. Otherwise it will be next to useless in combat. It might be able to keep its balance very well, but you'll know that thing's coming from a mile off. And the people shooting have these things called RPGs.


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