Thursday, June 25, 2015

Robot casi humano 6/10: Petman

Para esta sexta entrega de la serie dedicada a los robots casi humanos, hoy vamos a tratar el caso del robot denominado Petman

El robot Petman ha sido desarrollado por Boston Dynamics, empresa adquirida por Google, y ha contado con la financiación del programa DoD CBD.

Petman Tests Camo (by Boston Dynamics)

The PETMAN robot was developed by Boston Dynamics with funding from the DoD CBD program. It is used to test the performance of protective clothing designed for hazardous environments. The video shows initial testing in a chemical protection suit and gas mask. PETMAN has sensors embedded in its skin that detect any chemicals leaking through the suit. The skin also maintains a micro-climate inside the clothing by sweating and regulating temperature. Partners in developing PETMAN were MRIGlobal, Measurement Technology Northwest, Smith Carter, SRD, CUH2A, and HHI.

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