In a video released earlier this week by Boston Dynamics--the robotics company behind BigDog--a humanoid robot named Petman is seen performing a wide range of motion exercises while wearing a Hazmat suit and gas mask. As you can see in the video below, Petman's movements are unnervingly human-like.
This robot doesn't just walk, it breaks records. On this week's episode of TRANSLOGIC we brought you a glimpse of some current research being done in robotics. MABEL is a bipedal walking/running robot developed at the University of Michigan. Its technology is nothing short of state of the art.