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DARPA’s Newest Robot Is The Coolest And Most Terrifying Creation Yet

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has been working on robots for a long time, but this latest one is a both a healthy dose of scary and cool.
Here are the stats on the robot:

— Near-human anthropometry
— 2 arms, 2 legs, torso, and head
— 28 hydraulically actuated joints with closed-loop position and force control
— On-Board real-time control computer
— Electric power and network tether
— On-board hydraulic pump and thermal management
— Crash protection
— Modular wrists accept 3rd party hands
— Head-Mounted sensor package with Light Detection and Ranging technology, stereo sensors, dedicated sensor electronics and perception algorithms

Now here’s a video of some of the robot’s evolution, to include attempts to knock it down:


Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/darpas-atlas-bot-is-terrifyingly-cool-2013-7#ixzz2YmKdC9u8



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