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Boston Dynamics to Supply Hardware for software teams

Posted 14 Apr 2012 at 21:53 UTC by John_RobotsPodcast Share This

DARPA has issued a Sole Source Intent Notice for humanoid robot systems for their Robotics Challenge Program. The contract is to go to Boston Dynamics, who will produce a set of eight identical humanoid robots based upon the PETMAN and Atlas projects they have already undertaken with DARPA support (see above video). These robots will be supplied to software teams competing for the Challenge prize. Automaton provides additional detail.

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