[FoRK] Petman Tests Camo

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Sat Apr 6 10:10:54 PDT 2013


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=tFrjrgBV8K0 

Published on Apr 5, 2013

The PETMAN robot was developed by Boston Dynamics with funding from the DoD
CBD program. It is used to test the performance of protective clothing
designed for hazardous environments. The video shows initial testing in a
chemical protection suit and gas mask. PETMAN has sensors embedded in its
skin that detect any chemicals leaking through the suit. The skin also
maintains a micro-climate inside the clothing by sweating and regulating
temperature. Partners in developing PETMAN were MRIGlobal, Measurement
Technology Northwest, Smith Carter, 


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