Robot being trained to shoot guns is 'not a Terminator', insists Russian deputy Prime Minister
Russia has been trying to teach a robot to shoot guns out of both hands. This has led to concerns that perhaps the country is developing a combat machine of sorts which may be used as a weapon when the need arises. Russia’s deputy Prime Minister, Dmitry Rogozin says that’s not the case. “We are not creating a Terminator,” he added. The robot is called Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research and it’s actually going to be sent on a solo space mission in 2021. It’s being taught to shoot guns out of both hands to improve its motor skills and decision-making abilities, at least that’s what the creators of this robot say.Developed by Android Technics and the Advanced Research Fund, FEDOR has already been taught a wide variety of skills which include the likes of screwing in light bulbs, using keys and tools as well as driving an actual car.“Robot platform F.E.D.O.R. showed shooting skills with two hands,” wrote Russia’s deputy Prime Minister, Dmitry Rogozin on Twitter, but a
The android is expected to embark on a solo space mission in 2021
Fri 14 Apr 17 from The Independent
Reach for the sky, meatbag! Russia’s got a new robot that looks like it’s ready to go to work for the Donbot alongside Clamps and Joey Mousepad. Its name is FEDOR, and it […] The ...
Tue 18 Apr 17 from Geek.com
Financially, conditions could get worse for the Russian space agency in a few years.
Mon 17 Apr 17 from Arstechnica
Russia has been trying to teach a robot to shoot guns out of both hands. This has led to concerns that perhaps the country is developing a combat machine of sorts which may be used as a weapon ...
Mon 17 Apr 17 from Ubergizmo
Russian's humanoid has learned a new trick - firing off a gun. Fedor squared up in front of a target, pulled the trigger and shot its first handgun with both hands. This skill helps develop ...
Fri 14 Apr 17 from Daily Mail
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