Robot Dog from Hell Is Terminator's Best Friend, My Worst Nightmare

Although it's not as scary as the spooky Big Dog—actually, it looks as friendly as the hilarious Fake Big Dog—I can imagine this prototype of a security robot dog developing into something capable running at 50mph behind you and tearing apart your thorax with pure steel fangs and claws. Fortunately, for now the rest… » 6/03/08 9:15am 6/03/08 9:15am

Robo-Dog Can Pull Rickshaws, Hump Your Leg

This plastic and metal husky with baby blue sneakers is one of the many weird and wonderful robotic entries at Chiba's Techno-Frontier 2008 symposium. Doesn't work as complex and chilling as the mindblowing BigDog, but at least the robo-husky won't try to poop everywhere. [Robot Watch]
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