|Posted by George Freund on May 28, 2016 at 5:55 PM|
Designed by Russia's Foundation for Advanced Studies, Ivan is currently remote controlled by an operator (from up to several miles away) wearing a special suit, which contains sensors in the neck, hands and shoulders. This enables the robot to simulate driving a car
Its purpose is to 'replace the person in battle or emergency areas where there is a risk of explosion, fire or high background radiation'
Robot is currently remote controlled by an operator fitted with sensor suit
Among its skill set, 'Ivan' can simulate driving a car and avoid obstacles
It will eventually carry out a 'maturity test' before it performs more high-level tasks
Tester - charming girl in a flameproof suit - took place on the field
Commando of the future in full gear