YouTuber ShealEum has recently uploaded a couple videos showing “DIANA, the skiing robot.” The human trailing DIANA appears tethered but not controlling the robot directly, instead making sure the ‘bot doesn’t go rogue down the slope. That said the operators all appear to know when the robot is going to come to a halt. I’ve never skied before myself, so this robot is already more accomplished than me.
Here’s the short video:
And a slightly longer video showing more skiing:
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