A group of engineers and scientists working out of Istituto Italiani de Technologia have developed a high-tech disaster relief robot that features four legs and two arms, giving it a high degree of dynamic movement and solidity while navigating treacherous and challenging environments.
The key innovation in the Centauro robot is the fact that it has a four-legged base that makes it slim enough to be able to move through doors and hallways, but stable enough to move rapidly on surfaces that human beings struggle to negotiate.
However, the most eye-catching feature of this disaster relief robot is its ability to chop wooden planks in half with precise karate-style chops, another bonus aspect that could help this robot navigate disastrous terrain and aid human victims.
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