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Unbelieveable robot video...Technology is moving fast..or is this a joke??

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by XIbanez4lifeX, Mar 4, 2006.

  1. XIbanez4lifeX


    Nov 15, 2005
    It looks real to me...yikes

    Top secret military experiment?

    If I ever see this, Fruit of a Loom just sold another pair of underwear.

  2. shanmag


    Jul 27, 2005
    wow, thats pretty amazing!
  3. phxlbrmpf


    Dec 27, 2002
    Whoa, that looks pretty spooky, the noise it makes also adds to the effect. This thing would make a pretty good monster for a horror movie/video game.
  4. Rumzini


    Feb 14, 2004
    Jackson, MI
    Hopefully this will be the next step for them.
  5. If I saw one of those IRL I think I would pee my pants and run away screaming.
  6. You've watched it... you cant unwatch it... stay tuned for more TALES OF INTEREST!

    Put an AC/DC t-shirt on it and you have the roadie of the future :D
  7. Don't_Fret

    Don't_Fret Justin Schornstein

    Dec 10, 2003
    All it's missing now are jazz hands.
  8. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    whoah, incredible.
  9. That was pretty sweet. The most impressive part was when it was pushed, but the legs moved to balance itself. That must be really well programmed.
  10. Matt Call

    Matt Call Supporting Member

    Aug 1, 2004
    Minneapolis, MN
    Cool; but... what's the point of a robot mule?

  12. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses
    I'm gonna have nightmares. Thanks.
  13. lbpark

    lbpark Supporting Member

    Apr 23, 2005
    I thought the EXACT same thing. That thing scares the crap out of me.
  14. Me too! That thing freaked me out.
  15. Geoff St. Germaine

    Geoff St. Germaine Commercial User

    It might use some sort of genetic programming. Nateo built a robot that worked like that, maybe he'll see this and chime in.
  16. syciprider

    syciprider Banned

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    They have races in the Mojave desert for robot vehicles (they self navigate and decide on alternate paths when faced with obstacles)). Popular Science covered robot technology and military applications a few months ago. The near future will see robot cargo trucks. There is still a lot of resistance over robots that can make shoot- don't shoot decisions. Can't blame the doubters. I mean, what if they decide to use Windows as the OS?:eek:
  17. Thursday


    Nov 24, 2005
    Bronx, New York

    I don't wanna go to sleep now.
  18. Basschair

    Basschair .............. Supporting Member

    Feb 5, 2004
    Stockton, Ca
    Good luck sneaking up on somebody with that.

    Oh, and what's up with Axel Rose at the end of the video?
  19. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    The noise kinda pissed me off after a while.
  20. how is it specifically a mule may I ask?

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