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Segway RMP bots used for sniper target practice

Started by Don McKenzie April 9, 2010
Segway RMP bots used for sniper target practice

Are your snipers bored of the same old stationary, predictable cardboard 
targets? What they need is disconcertingly realistic acting robotic 
ones! The Australian Defense Force and Marathon Robotics took a number 
of two-wheeled RMP 200 Segway  robots, placed hoodie-clad foam dummies 
on top, armored the bottoms, and then programmed them to wander randomly 
around a small village.

http://www.engadget.com/2010/04/08/segway-rmp-bots-used-for-sniper-target-practice-other-nefarious/

Cheers Don...



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Don McKenzie wrote:
> > Segway RMP bots used for sniper target practice > > Are your snipers bored of the same old stationary, predictable cardboard > targets? What they need is disconcertingly realistic acting robotic > ones! The Australian Defense Force and Marathon Robotics took a number > of two-wheeled RMP 200 Segway robots, placed hoodie-clad foam dummies > on top, armored the bottoms, and then programmed them to wander randomly > around a small village. > > http://www.engadget.com/2010/04/08/segway-rmp-bots-used-for-sniper-target-practice-other-nefarious/
So if we come upon a village full of Segway-riding terrorists we can call in the Aussies? Just who is Dean Kaman selling those things to??? -- Tim Wescott Control system and signal processing consulting www.wescottdesign.com