The Army-funded humanoid can locate victims in a mine shaft, battlefield, toxic spill, or quake-damaged structure and carry them over long distances to safety.
Executives at MIT forum say improvements and reduced costs in sensors, computation and batteries, as well as automated labor need will cause industry revolution.
Via chip-based robots being shown at the TIROS robot show in Taiwan.
Nonprofit venture capitalist BP Agrawal wins humanitarian award for rain-harvesting system, health kiosks.
Experimental unicycle for human travel shows off development more applicable to mobile robots.