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Some friend these guys are! Kickin’ the poor robot like that.
I also love Spot’s little trot.
Spot is a four-legged robot designed for indoor and outdoor operation. It is electrically powered and hydraulically actuated. Spot has a sensor head that helps it navigate and negotiate rough terrain. Spot weighs about 160 lbs.
h/t The Awesomer.
Repeat: Intubation robot is your friend. Intubation robot is your friend. Intubation robot is your friend.
The GuineIN Tube is a robotic, self-guiding intubation device that correctly identifies which of the two holes in the trachea leads to the lungs (the other leads to the stomach) in a critically important procedure where failure can lead to death.
The age of robots being used in everyday homes has come a step nearer with the development of a new humanoid. And once they've done the dishes, they can join you in bop round the living room. For the catchily named HRP-4C, dubbed Divabot, which has a realistic face and moveable features, can sing too. And yesterday she showed off her neatest dance steps at an exhibition in Tokyo.