toyota has developed its up its partner robot to run at 7km per hour. while that’s not going to give usain bolt (olympic running champion) any problems, it shows that the humanoid robots’ speed and balance are improving all the time. the design can also regain its balance when shoved and has previously demonstrated its ability to play musical instruments. it is also able to carry out a wide variety of tasks with its hands.

toyota partner robot runs at 7kmh

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