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SpringHeeledJack
13th Oct 2018, 17:51
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/technology-45841771/humanoid-rescue-robot-learns-parkour

Having followed this mob for the last few years, I suppose that one shouldn't be surprised at this leap in ability. When you project forward only a few years, it becomes a bit sobering....

KelvinD
13th Oct 2018, 19:34
Have you been peeping over my shoulder? I was watching this myself around the time you posted this! I too have been watching them for some time and I have to say "Bloody brilliant"!

flash8
13th Oct 2018, 20:29
I saw that a while back and it scared the shit out of me... equip it with AI gone errant and a few guns and it would become terrifying... even more so than Yul Brynner in his finest role.

SpringHeeledJack
13th Oct 2018, 21:01
Power will be the issue, but no doubt they've got a miniaturised 'heart' in development somewhere waiting to mate with the exoskeleton.

gileraguy
13th Oct 2018, 23:29
Terminator Prototype!

UniFoxOs
14th Oct 2018, 08:38
But I bet a cupfull of engine oil on one of those boxes would have made a difference.

Ascend Charlie
15th Oct 2018, 01:26
Can't wait for the YooChoob videos of androids having accidents doing parkour.

spInY nORmAn
17th Oct 2018, 00:23
Now they're dancing! https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=66&v=kHBcVlqpvZ8

er340790
17th Oct 2018, 00:50
"Listen, and understand. That terminator is out there. It canít be bargained with. It canít be reasoned with. It doesnít feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead."

Carry0nLuggage
17th Oct 2018, 10:00
"Listen, and understand. That terminator is out there. It canít be bargained with. It canít be reasoned with. It doesnít feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead."

What a way to go though Prediction: Sex Robots Are The Most Disruptive Technology We Didn't See Coming (https://www.forbes.com/sites/andreamorris/2018/09/25/prediction-sex-robots-are-the-most-disruptive-technology-we-didnt-see-coming/#3bdd15016a56) (I know this isn't ARRSE but phnarr phnarr! :E)