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Petman Tests Camo

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, SRD, CUH2A, and HHI.

Mantis - Two Tonne Turbo Diesel Hexapod Walking Machine

After four years intensive R&D, inspiration, design and build, Micromagic Systems is proud to unveil Mantis — the biggest, all-terrain operational hexapod robot in the world.

This 2.2-litre Turbo Diesel-powered, British-designed and -built walking machine can be piloted or remote WiFi-controlled, stands 2.8 metres high with a five meter working envelope and weighing in at just under two tonnes.

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Amazing Bane Mask Walkie Talkies from ThinkGeek!

Oh, you think darkness is your ally. But you merely adopted the dark; I was born in it, moulded by it. I didn’t see the light until I was already a man, by then it was nothing to me but BLINDING! The shadows betray you, because they belong to me - Bane

The amazing voice-changing Bane Mask Walkie Talkie delivers your orders in Bane’s Voice to your friends. Whether or not they understand them is another story … and half the fun! And guess what? If you don’t have friends, each Bane Mask also functions as a voice changing megaphone sort of thing! Equipped with a voice changing chip inside the mask filled with samples of Bane’s speech directly from The Dark Knight Rises, you’re bound to lead your own League of Shadows!

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