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Petman robot rocks gas mask, chemical suit (W/Video)

Featured Image: Robot Topio CREDIT:Piotr-Siedlecki SOURCE publicdomainpictures.net (Public Domain)

From C NET by  


“You wouldn’t want to meet this camouflaged humanoid in a dark alley. For the time being, it’s tethered to a treadmill.”

“With nothing on, it looks like The Terminator. But when it’s wearing this camouflage chemical suit and gas mask, you could mistake it for a real soldier.” . . . Read Complete Report

From youtube uploaded by BostonDynamics

Published on Apr 5, 2013

The PETMAN robot was developed by Boston Dynamics with funding from the DoD CBD program. It is used to test the performance of protective clothing designed for hazardous environments. . . . From description posted with video.

Petman – Pentagon’s most human-like robot (Video Report)

Featured Image: Petman, Pentagon’s most human-like robot, SOURCE: Boston Dynamics

From youtube uploaded by RTAmerica

Published on Apr 16, 2013

Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the team at Boston Dynamics revealed the new robot which is outfitted with systems that “simulate human physiology”. Known as the Protection Ensemble Test Mannequin –or PETMAN robot for short, can run, jump and even splits. RT’s Meghan Lopez explains what this device can supposedly be used for.

Continuing Coverage: Robots

from youtube

Continuing our watch on the advancement of the distant future.  Complete replacement of man in the workplace with robotics . .  I bring you PETMAN . . . EDITOR