petman

no, not jayman. petman! (^_^)


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  1. Just so you know, it can also do push ups.

    The old headless version was much creepier.

    The really neat part is that it’s movement seems so realistic because it dynamically balances, like a human does. The Honda Asimo has to be programmed to move like a human does. Petman moves like a person because it’s person shaped.

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  2. @thagomizer – “Just so you know, it can also do push ups.”

    awesome! and, yes, petman is much better with a head.

    @thagomizer – “The really neat part is that it’s movement seems so realistic because it dynamically balances, like a human does. The Honda Asimo has to be programmed to move like a human does. Petman moves like a person because it’s person shaped.”

    ah ha! yes, i wondered (for like half a second) why the difference. that makes sense.

    i like asimo ’cause he’s cute. (^_^) but he doesn’t move in a human-like way at all. (although he does kinda shuffle his feet like a little geisha girl. (~_^) )

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  3. Robotersoldat: PETMAN von Boston Dynamics…

    Wie die Zukunft der Kriegsführung aussehen könnte, zeigt die Firma Boston Dynamics eindrucksvoll mit Ihrem Robotersoldaten PETMAN und dem neuesten “Werbe”-Video dazu: Damit wird sämtliche Science-Ficton von Ghost in the Shell bis hin zu Matrix Wirkli…

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