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PETMAN - Walking Robot

PETMAN - Walking Robot
PETMAN is an anthropomorphic robot for testing chemical protection clothing used by the US Army. PETMAN will balance itself and move freely; walking, and crawling to ensure the suits can resist stress & chemical warfare agents.


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Posted by nova on February 28, 2011
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Posted by pdpete on February 28, 2011 at 9:51 am
This is a great development that can be of huge importance such as adapting to help leg amputees walk,and the list goes on.
Posted by Tibor on February 28, 2011 at 11:05 am
I am sure there will be a variety of military applications as well. Every thing from "mules" to bomb technicians.
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