Synthetic Police: DARPA Engineering Autonomous Robots

‘Because of the risks involved to rescue aid workers and human response teams, DARPA awarded Boston Dynamics, Inc. a $10.9 million contract to manufacture humanoid robots that are bi-pedal, built like humans and have a sensor head with on-board computing capabilities. Completion of the project is expected for August of 2014.

These robots are being created to assist in excavation and rescue missions, according to DARPA. They could also be employed to evacuation operations during either man-made or natural disasters.’

Read more here: http://www.activistpost.com/2012/08/synthetic-police-are-coming-darpa.html

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