Boston Dynamics Robot Dons Gas Mask and Camouflage

Posted on April 5, 2013

Boston Dynamics dressed its PETMAN robot is a gas mask and camouflage. Boston Dynamics says its robot used to test the performance of protective clothing designed for hazardous environments. However, it looks more like a robot that is ready to participate in a Desert Storm type of military operation. The robot has sensors embedded into its skin, so researchers can tell if any chemicals have leaked through its suit during tests. In the vidoe, PETMAN does some squats and arm movements after a period of running. Take a look:

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