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Russia: Meet AnyWalker, the live-in robot that can overcome 2 metre walls!02:42

Russia: Meet AnyWalker, the live-in robot that can overcome 2 metre walls!

Russian Federation, Moscow
August 5, 2016 at 19:04 GMT -00:00 · Published

AnyWalker, a domestic-use robot which is capable of climbing stairs and overcoming obstacles 3.5 times taller than itself (60 cm), was presented by engineers from the Moscow Technological Institute (MTI) in Moscow, Friday.

The CEO of the AnyWalker project, Igor Ryadchikov, stated that the robot was capable of following its owner everywhere. However, its main domestic deployment and function would be determined by "the software which will be developed by the team of programmers." Ryadchikov also added that the robot is otherwise fully able to participate in a kickabout with children, as well as taking walks with pets.

First Vice-Principal of MTI Yevgeniy Pluzhnik added that "in comparison with other robot-assistants which exist today and which are capable of moving on flat surfaces since they use chassis for moving, this robot can go upstairs by itself."

The Anywalker robot has been in development since late 2015 and has taken part in several domestic and international technology exhibitions, including the Forum for Strategic Initiatives where it was demonstrated to President Vladimir Putin.

Russia: Meet AnyWalker, the live-in robot that can overcome 2 metre walls!02:42
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AnyWalker, a domestic-use robot which is capable of climbing stairs and overcoming obstacles 3.5 times taller than itself (60 cm), was presented by engineers from the Moscow Technological Institute (MTI) in Moscow, Friday.

The CEO of the AnyWalker project, Igor Ryadchikov, stated that the robot was capable of following its owner everywhere. However, its main domestic deployment and function would be determined by "the software which will be developed by the team of programmers." Ryadchikov also added that the robot is otherwise fully able to participate in a kickabout with children, as well as taking walks with pets.

First Vice-Principal of MTI Yevgeniy Pluzhnik added that "in comparison with other robot-assistants which exist today and which are capable of moving on flat surfaces since they use chassis for moving, this robot can go upstairs by itself."

The Anywalker robot has been in development since late 2015 and has taken part in several domestic and international technology exhibitions, including the Forum for Strategic Initiatives where it was demonstrated to President Vladimir Putin.

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