29 Dec '16, 6pm

Watch the world's first mech take its first steps:

Watch the world's first mech take its first steps:

From the mind of designer Vitaly Bulgarov , who has worked on a number of celebrated sci-fi films such as Transformers , RoboCop and Terminator , here we get a look at his latest creation, a 1.5-ton robot named Method-2. The four-meter-tall invention was in turn developed in collaboration with South Korean firm Hankook Mirae Technology Robotics. In the video above you will get to see Method-2, which is being dubbed the world’s first bipedal robot, taking its first steps, while a number of engineers and members of the media look on in amazement. The larger-than-life robot has room inside for one individual, allowing that person to thus control its functions. The Method-2 project began in 2014 and is expected to be completed next year, after being awarded $200 million USD in investments. If all goes according to plan, the Method-2 robots will be sold individually for a cool ...

Full article: http://www.highsnobiety.com/2016/12/29/worlds-first-mech-...

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