Anybots in Mountain View, Calif., has developed two humanoid robots, Dexter and Monty.
Dexter, seen here jumping, has two legs, stands 5-foot and 10-inches tall, and weighs 135 pounds. He can walk, jump, and dynamically balance his robot body to remain standing just like a person does.
Anybots created a system in the robot's body that distinguishes up from down. The system uses that information to constantly adjust the "muscles," or air cylinders, in the robot's legs.
July 14, 2013 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: James Martin/CNET
| Caption by: James Martin
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