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Boston Dynamics: The Future Of Robots

Boston Dynamics is an American engineering and robotics design company founded in 1992 and headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group.
Boston Dynamics is best known for the development of BigDog, a quadruped robot designed for the U.S. military with funding from Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and DI-Guy, software for realistic human simulation

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Robonaut: The future is here

Robonaut is a humanoid robotic development project of NASA. It in not something new but I just happened to cross this picture while I was surfing the web, searching for a robot related stuff! The core idea behind this project is to have a humanoid machine work alongside astronauts. Its form factor and dexterity are designed such that Robonaut can use space tools and work in similar environments suited to astronauts. This photo is from inside the International Space Station (ISS) that is orbiting the earth for years now. The colours and brightness are a little bit off but it was better to post the original shot without photoshop magic

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