POSTECH quadruped robot
Looks like the South Koreans aren’t too far behind when it comes to robotics, as evident by POSTECH’s quadruped robot that might just offer Boston Dynamics’ BigDog some competition. It still has some lengths to go before it overhauls BigDog in terms of technology, but POSTECH seems to be definitely on the right path. They’ll still need to work on its balance, among other issues.
The robot butler that can bring you your drink
A UK team has designed a robot butler called Care-O-Bot 3 (shown). The machine has a flexible arm that can pick up drinks. It also has a tray - which doubles as a face - to rest objects on.
Developing a Reliable Teammate for Soldiers Using Husky UGV | Robotics
The team of researchers from the U.S Army, Research, Development and Engineering Command Research Laboratory and the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon