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This Pneumatic Robot Dog Runs Like Its on Crank

by Conner Flynn
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What is it about scientists creating terrifying robot dogs? Meet the latest mechanical mutt, who goes by the name PneuHound. It is a pneumatic-powered quadruped being developed at Osaka University‘s Adaptive Robotics Laboratory by Koh Hosoda and his team.

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The way this dog moves is creepy as hell. It doesn’t run so much as he skitters across the floor, like a killer robot all hopped up on uppers. If it had a mouth, it would be foaming. And it would bite you.

The machine’s name is derived from its resemblance to an excited running puppy, while it skitters about at a top speed of about 6 mph. Okay, you could probably still outrun it, but it just looks crazy fast on that treadmill.

[via RocketNews24 via Laughing Squid]

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Comments (1):

  1. FrankenPC says:

    Skitters is right. Skitters like those insane insane murderbots in Runaway: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088024/

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