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#1 DennyIN ONLINE  

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Posted June 10, 2015 - 09:59 AM

if this posts, it is pretty amazing robotics from Boston Dynamics:

 

https://www.youtube-...YjvHYbZ9w?rel=0


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Posted June 10, 2015 - 10:05 AM

pretty impressive. Not sure I like guys that kick "dogs" though


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Posted June 10, 2015 - 10:55 AM

The big dog sounds like it has a Tecumseh in it.


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Posted June 10, 2015 - 11:14 AM

Little disconcerting... Maybe a little sci fi for me.

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Posted June 10, 2015 - 11:26 AM

Wonder if these guys have watch Terminator, hope there is no "SkyNet" involved. :D



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Posted June 10, 2015 - 12:29 PM

I can see a lot of public safety / search and rescue uses for those. I also can see where they would  / could be very intimidating to some. Thanks for sharing.

Roger



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Posted June 10, 2015 - 02:31 PM

Amazing, Noel

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Posted June 10, 2015 - 04:25 PM

I kind of felt sorry for the one getting kicked :( Enjoyed it & thanks for sharing.

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Posted June 10, 2015 - 04:42 PM

Millions on R&D

Hundred or two on camera

Dude behind camera Free

Production of video showcasing all your work and effort, Priceless.



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Posted June 10, 2015 - 05:15 PM

I can see a lot of public safety / search and rescue uses for those. I also can see where they would  / could be very intimidating to some. Thanks for sharing.

Roger

..but will they still work covered in enough steel to stop a .38???


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Posted June 11, 2015 - 08:30 AM

I read up on these once, they aren't "dogs", they were based off of goats and pack animals, they also want to use them in the military because they can carry a lot of gear and supplies, they can also carry a surprising amount of weight, so I think they could be "bullet proofed" with our much trouble.



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Posted June 11, 2015 - 10:57 AM

Just imagine if there was an animal that the military could use instead... one that could do the same "pack" job, manufactured (reproduced) for free, sourced it's own energy (forage for food+water), but cost millions less in R&D.

 

/sarcasm


Edited by twostep, June 11, 2015 - 10:58 AM.





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