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If the sight of Boston Dynamics' unstoppable Alpha Dog didn't convince you of the coming robot apocalypse, then perhaps a glimpse of its bipedal relative, PETMAN, will. Last time we saw the two-legged bot, It was walking well enough, but it lacked the humanoid visage needed to infiltrate and over

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At this stage of its development, PETMAN is here to assist mankind. However, it's clearly fated to be weaponized as an AT-ST walker in support of Imperial ground forces. For the time being anyway, this biped humanoid is being built by Boston Dynamics to test military suits used to protect soldiers

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While some DIY bots understandably creep us out, there's just as many that bring a smile to our face, and this so-called BiPed robot V-3 from Alex V of Instructables definitely falls into the latter camp. Further adding to our appreciation is the fact that this one is built almost entirely from scr

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We're still chuckling about Asimo's sad little tumble last year, but Anybots' breakthrough dynamically balancing biped robot, Dexter, is no laughing matter. While he's sans arms for now, the 135-pound, 5'10\" robot is being celebrated for the sole fact that he isn't pre-programmed and can support his

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We won't beat around the bush: there's just no way that Takara Tomy's claim of \"the world's smallest robot\" for its new Omnibot2007 i-SOBOT humanoid is even remotely true, but as far as fairly well-articulated humanoid biped toy bots that are about to be available for sale, we could see the 6.6-inc

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There's a new humanoid bot in play named WABIAN-2R that's taking Japan by storm. Well, not really, but it is walking through Japan's malls at a blistering 1.24 miles per hour. The robot has plenty of familiar characteristics to its biped brethren: it stands 58-inches tall, weighs 149 pounds, and

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Nothing too incredibly fancy going on here, but this new humanoid HGR-3 bot from Hangood is decently limber compared to most of its peers. Along with walking around like any good biped should, the robot can do somersaults, shadow boxing, push-ups and kicks. We don't have much more info than that

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We can't really say this is the most exciting bot with two \"legs\" we've spotted recently, but the new \"NeeBo\" bot from Robot Force is well-priced kit for robot hobbyists on a budget. Beyond a bit of manic biped waddling, the robot can rotate and tilt its upper body for more effective knockout blo

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