X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Dream Robo Climbs Ladders, Soon Tall Buildings

by Conner Flynn
Advertisement

Osaka-based company Muscle Corporation along with a few other Japanese companies have developed a humanoid robot that can climb up and down ladders. Tall buildings are no longer a safe haven for humans to hide in.


It’s called “Dream Robo” and was actually shown off last year during the Shanghai Expo. It stands 1.4m high, weighs about 30kg and moves using five motors that are built into its body. It also only wears clothes on one half of it’s metal frame for some reason.

As they improve the technology, this guy could be used to help people in disaster situations, maybe serve as a window washer, save kittens in trees or do any number of other duties. Put a Spider-Man costume on him and you have robo-Spidey. It’s pretty impressive that this robot can climb as well as it does, when you consider how difficult it is to make a robot walk well.

[via TechCrunch]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Deal: Font Deck Playing Cards

Deal: Font Deck Playing Cards

Motorsports Livery History Poster

Motorsports Livery History Poster

Building an A-frame Hut

Building an A-frame Hut

Advertisement
Land Rover Defender Works V8 Celebrates 70 Years with 400 Horses

Land Rover Defender Works V8 Celebrates 70 Years with 400 Horses

2019 Hyundai Veloster N: Korean Hot Hatch, Activate!

2019 Hyundai Veloster N: Korean Hot Hatch, Activate!

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Packs “at Least” 475 Horses

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Packs “at Least” 475 Horses