What do you get when you combine a robot and a chair? The Hubo FX-1 chairbot, of course. In what is perhaps my favorite robot design yet, this giant chair with legs looks like it came out of some ridiculous '80s sci-fi movie or something, but it's very, very real.
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It looks good so far, but what they really need to do is figure out how to get the legs folded up underneath so it can sit on the ground as a regular chair. Then, when your friend sits down, you hit a button on the remote control and suddenly he's 6 feet in the air and terrified on a walking chairbot. Awesome.
Hit the jump for a video of the walking chairbot in action.
Aving [via New Launches]