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MIT's Robot Cheetah Now Jumps While Running, So Walls Won't Protect You

MIT has already demonstrated that its incredibly nimble and fast robot cheetah can run free without the need for cables or safety tethers. But now it’s not only able run down its prey out in the open, it can also jump without losing its stride. So when the robot uprising eventually happens, ducking behind a wall isn’t… » 5/28/15 5:00pm 5/28/15 5:00pm

A Cheetah-Inspired Robo-Beast and a Headless Terminator

Remember Boston Dynamics, the company responsible for the oh-so-creepy BigDog robot? Well they're still at it, except now they're working on a cheetah-like robot (called Cheetah) that can chase us down like prey, and a humanoid, bipedal robot that looks like the Terminator crossed with the Headless Horseman. » 2/25/11 7:20pm 2/25/11 7:20pm

GPSMirror Helps You Avoid Speeding Tickets

Tired of getting busted on the road by those hidden speed cameras? Cheetah's GPSMirror is a rearview mirror for your car that warns you of incoming traffic cameras so you can slow down and avoid those nasty speeding tickets. The mirror displays your speed and can be programmed to give you visual, spoken, or audible… » 5/16/07 10:08am 5/16/07 10:08am