Big Dog Scary Dog
BigDog from Boston Dynamics is touted as “The Most Advanced Quadruped Robot on Earth”
Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA). Itis being developed by Boston Dynamics with the goal of creating robots that have rough-terrain mobility that can take them anywhere on Earth that people and animals can go.
See it in action below. Turn your sound down. It’s noisy
In other news….
The University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science has received the largest single award in the School’s 156-year history to help create the fundamental networks and technologies that will put unmanned machines on the front lines of battle.
This award will incorporate more than $22 million in funding during 10 years from the Army Research Laboratory.