Remember AlphaDog, the mechanical pack mule built by the roboticists at Boston Dynamics in conjunction with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)?
Before there was the BigDog - the Pentagon's remarkably lifelike four-legged robot - there was a German short-haired pointer named Laney.
Remember Boston Dynamics' robotic pack mule Big Dog? The researchers have revealed the next generation of their mechanical quadruped, Alphadog. This remote-controlled equine machine is designed to carry 400 lbs of payload on 20-mile treks over uneven terrain. The primary benefit of Alphadog is that it's way quieter…
This is AlphaDog, the next generation of BigDog, the creepiest and most awesome quadruped robot of all time. The damn thing is now smarter and can stand up on its own when it's down. Like a real horse.