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Handle is a research robot that stands 6.5 ft tall, travels at 9 mph and jumps 4 feet vertically. It uses electric power to operate both electric and hydraulic actuators, with a range of about 15 miles on one battery charge. Handle uses many of the same dynamics, balance and mobile manipulation principles found in the quadruped and biped robots we build, but with only about 10 actuated joints, it is significantly less complex. Wheels are efficient on flat surfaces while legs can go almost anywhere: by combining wheels and legs Handle can have the best of both world
originally posted by: In4ormant
When a robot can put on a pair of pants and a belt by itself then you can worry.
originally posted by: dfnj2015
a reply to: TinySickTears
Are you suggesting the greatest threat to the American people is the US military?