“Rodent” is definitely the fashionable robot body-form for 2009

Paul Raven @ 03-07-2009

… because here’s another one of ’em. SCRATCHbot is designed with a highly sensitive set of whiskers for feeling its way through rubble, perhaps to rescue people from collapsed buildings or natural disasters.

I reckon there’s probably some mileage in a Saturday morning kid’s cartoon called Robot Rescue Rodents. No sign of robot capybaras yet, though…

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One Response to ““Rodent” is definitely the fashionable robot body-form for 2009”

  1. Jeff VanderMeer says:

    They’re coming, Paul, they’re coming. In their kevlar smart armor and their night-vision capybaras goggles.