Remote-Controlled Humanoid Robots are a Step Closer

Scientists are making strides in developing remote-controlled two-legged robots, which could be used in the future to rescue victims from burning buildings and other places inaccessible to humans.

Engineers at MIT and the University of Illinois have developed a method to control balance in a two-legged remotely operated robot.

This is “an essential step toward enabling a humanoid to carry out high-impact tasks in challenging environments”, according to MIT.

The robot is controlled by a human wearing a vest which transmits information about their motions and reactions to the robot.

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