Gallery: Japan Builds First Swimming Robot To Create ‘Swumanoid’ Robo-L...


The Tokyo University of Technology have created the Swumanoid, a human-like swimming robot that they believe could one day be used to patrol beaches and save swimmers in distress (think of it as part Robocop, part David Hasselhoff!).  The Swumanoid was developed using 3D mapping software which allowed the Japanese team to reproduce how humans swim using motors and servos, instead of bones and muscles.

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