Google's Robots To Get Better At Squeezing Into Tight Places

Chris CrumTechnology

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Last year, Google bought Boston Dynamics, the robot makers who created such nightmare-inducing machines as this:

...and this:

...and this:

Now, the company is working with researchers from MIT to add some more flexibility into the mix (via 9to5 Google):

I'll let your imagination run wild on its own with that.

So, just to be clear, they have robots that move like and resemble the shape of humans, robots that can run as fast as cheetahs, robots that can climb walls, and robots that can jump ridiculously high, just to name a few. Now they're adding flexibility and squeezing into small places into the mix. Let's just put it this way. People are already talking about Terminator 2's T-1000 in relation to this.

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