Robot can leap tall structures in a single bound

by Anonymous on Sep. 15th, 2009

A new robot developed by Boston Dynamics can leap over obstacles such as fences and walls as tall as 25 feet. Its developers say the jumping robot's military application could help reduce troop casualties in urban warfare settings. Newly released video of the Precision Urban Hopper doing its thing can be seen here.

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JGordon's picture
JGordon says:

Oh, it's cute!

I was expecting, like... legs. Long, horrible, kicking legs. Not a bouncy little rc monster truck.

posted on Tue, 09/15/2009 - 10:07am
SyDnEy_RaE's picture
SyDnEy_RaE says: do you think they will start to make robot soldiers to fight instead of making innocent people die?

posted on Wed, 09/16/2009 - 5:35pm

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