Robot. Guide. Dog. So. Dang. Slow.

It won't get tired or distracted by squirrels, but the advantages of NSK's robotic seeing eye dog don't quite outweigh the fact that in its present form, it's very slow at tackling obstacles like stairs. So it will take a few years more development before this mechanical alternative has companion dogs looking for… » 11/05/11 10:00am 11/05/11 10:00am