New robot may one day assist in disaster response

Posted at 8:40 PM, Jul 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-26 20:41:30-04

Meet Atlas, the latest robot from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Boston Dynamics. The humaniod robot will compete in DARPA’s Robotics Challenge Trials in December, where it will be challenged with “tasks similar to what might be required in a disaster response scenario.”

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