November 9, 2010

Wall Climbing Robots Marathon at Shanghai Expo

Clad in silver jumpsuits, three humanoid robots named Yume Robo have been climbing up and down a 15m wall every 20 minutes at the Shanghai Expo's Japanese pavilion for about the last four months. Intended to show how the country dominates in the field of robotics, each is 140cm tall and weighs 30kg. We were thinking that if they really want to impress the rest of the world, they might try to get the trio to run in the next NYC marathon. Now that would be impressive.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at November 9, 2010 9:10 PM
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