Wildcat: galloping 16mph robot

Wildcat is a fast-sprinting, 16MPH Boston Dynamics robot whose gallop is a precision joy to behold.

Boston Dynamics is often featured here for its amazing robots: the humanoid Petman; the zippy Cheetah; the high-jumping Urban Hopper; the pole-climbing Rise; and the pack-slinging BigDog.

Introducing WildCat (via JWZ)

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  1. Once they lower the noise level of operating these robots, they will make terrifying weapons of war.

  2. I'm going to have to re-think my "I only need a katana" idea for the coming drone wars.

  3. Ok who's gonna be the first one to saddle this thing and ride it?

  4. IMB says:

    I see these as useful for the running of the bulls. Idiots can still get run over, no bulls will be hurt. Win/win.

  5. you might as well just be terrified of horse mounted police -- says the person who has never seen footage of a cavalry charge by mounted riot police. Or the real thing.

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