Google’s Schaft robot takes top spot at DARPA Robotics Challenge

Google’s Schaft robotThe winner of the recent 2013 DARPA Robotics Challenge: Schaft.  Google’s Schaft humanoid robot scored 27 points and won first place as it navigated an obstacle course which was made to simulate a disaster area, while carrying out a series of tasks.  The Japanese start-up that built the robot was recently purchased by Google.

Read more from gizmag, December 24, 2013