Skip to comments.Boston Dynamics' newest robot can gallop and bound like a wildcat (Video)
Posted on 10/05/2013 9:53:06 AM PDT by BenLurkin
An earlier version of the robot was tethered to a treadmill and was unable to hold its own balance, but it could run up to speeds of 27 miles per hour. The WildCat can only reach 16 mph but it can keep itself upright. Like other versions of robots released by Boston Dynamics, the WildCat runs on a gasoline engine.
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The ultimate suicide bomber!
it runs on an evil, outdated, planet-killing gas engine!?!
Does it purr and will it jump on the bed and stare at you point blank at 05:30 to wake up and feed it
How long before the "system" determines humans to be expendable?
Loud sucker, too.
I am sure the University of Kentucky will want one.
It’s not battery powered? What?? Why not??
The Lear Jet Leftists think they will never be expendable. And they will, of course, retain a permanent underclass class of helots to cook, clean and grovel for them.
The rest of humanity is a “burden on the planet” and therefore very expendable.
The machines my see it all differently.
i’m sure it will have a muffler on it to move quietly.
same company, just as loud, but much more useful in my book... the BigDog http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1czBcnX1Ww
Same video but with out the pop-ups and other items that caused my web browser to screech to a halt.
I know a guy who had done some work controlling the acoustics on that one. (after the video)
Sound damping or noise cancellation is doable with that.
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