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    Watch This – NASA JPL’s RoboSimian

    by  • January 14, 2014 • Featured, News, Videos • 1 Comment

    Meet RoboSimian, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s official entry at the DARPA Robotics Challenge in December 2013. Also known as “Clyde,” the robot is is four-footed, but can also stand on two feet. It has four general-purpose limbs and hands capable of both mobility and manipulation. It came in 5th place out of 16 entries. See RoboSimian in action at the disaster-response competition. Challenges includes turning a valve, traversing uneven terrain, clearing debris, opening and passing through doorways.

    Via: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory  (YouTube)