This mechanized hellspawn can run around beautifully, while new footage of a robot mule and humanoid show them devouring challenging terrain.
Move over, AlphaDog: the "six-foot-two, 330-pound" humanoid Atlas is the new top robot in town.
If you go down to the woods today, you're sure to get a BIG surprise. You'll be tracked by this robotic Hound of the Baskervilles from Boston Dynamics.
Clocking a new speed record for legged robots, DARPA's robo-cheetah can hunt you down at more than 28 mph. You'll be safe if you never leave your car.
DARPA's back with another fear-inducing animal robot. You can try to outrun the Cheetah, but you'll probably fail, so here's to our new robot overlords.
Boston Dynamics' supersized AlphaDog gets let off the leash in a forest. This is one monster robot--check out the DARPA video for yourself.
The agency apparently wants to create remotely operated bipedal machines that could perform some soldiering duties. Flying dragons not included.
Boston Dynamics' Petman humanoid soldier looks pretty confident strutting its stuff on the treadmill.
AlphaDog is a bigger, tougher evolution of Boston Dynamics' BigDog military mule robot. A natural alpha male.
This week, we sat by the Fire, hugged an iTree, and ran in terror from a robotic beast.