Korean Humanoid Robot – Hubo – is the 2015 DARPA robotics challenge winner! Launched in response to a humanitarian need sparked by the 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan, the DARPA Robotics Challenge consisted of three increasingly demanding competitions over two years. The goal was to accelerate progress in robotics and hasten the day when robots have sufficient dexterity and robustness to enter areas too dangerous for humans and mitigate the impacts of natural or man-made disasters. The DRC Finals competition challenged participating robotics teams and their robots to complete a difficult course of eight tasks relevant to disaster response. A dozen teams competed in the outdoor competition. Watch 1st place winner Hubo:

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