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Two new videos show progress with humanoid robots

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05 April 2013



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Boston Dynamics has clothed their Petman humanoid robot to test hazardous conditions and to be able to detect chemicals leaking through the suit. 

COMAN, modeled on a 4-year-old child, from the Italian Institute of Technology, has a new video showing how COMAN’s variable stiffness joints which use series elastic actuators improve the safety and make the robot compliant with being pushed around yet staying on its feet.



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Frank Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, and is also a panel member for Robohub's Robotics by Invitation series.
Frank Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, and is also a panel member for Robohub's Robotics by Invitation series.





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