A Robot Faster Than Usain Bolt

Andrew Sullivan —  Sep 6 2012 @ 5:08pm

The latest from Boston Dynamics:

Jesus Diaz has background:

Dr. Alfred Rizzi, technical lead for the Cheetah effort and Chief Robotics Scientist at Boston Dynamics, says that "achieving 28 mph on the treadmill is quite a challenge and accomplishment, for which I commend our robotics team. But our real goal is to create a robot that moves freely outdoors while it runs fast. We are building an outdoor version that we call WildCat, that should be ready for testing early next year."

Earlier coverage of robotic biomorphism here and here.