October 31, 2011 AT 11:47 am


PETMAN is an adult-sized humanoid robot developed by Boston Dynamics, who is best known for the BigDog.

I can’t wait to see the day PETMAN rides BigDog 😀

The full article on it’s development can be found over at IEEE Spectrum.

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  1. Tebowing at 0:45

  2. Very impressive robot given its size and weight requirements (nearly 6 feet, 180 pounds) …
    I have seen BigDog run as an autonomous unit, but PETMAN seems to require a tether to provide its power .

    This leads me to question the longevity of the power supply before requiring a recharge or analogous refueling .

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