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Robot carries the Olympic torch in South Korea

Hubo previously won the 2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge

In what may be a preview of the future of athletics, Hubo, a humanoid robot, carried the Olympic Torch in Daejeon, South Korea as part of the relay leading up to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. Hubo, who was built by a team at the KAIST public research university and took out the DARPA Robotics Challenge in 2015, had to perform a disaster rescue operation to hand off the torch to the next runner.

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Category: Robotics

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  • KAIST
  • Olympics
  • Robotics
  • South Korea
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