Monday, November 14, 2011

A robot prepares to run the triathlon

The robot EVOLTA , company Panasonic , which three years ago climbed 530 meters in the Grand Canyon (USA) with a couple of batteries and beating all records in the world of robotics, is now available to participate in the Hawaii Ironman triathlon hard . The small-sized robot hand, created by Takahashi Tomotaka, bicycling and run through one of the routes of the world's toughest triathlon equipped with three different bodies and three rechargeable batteries, as The company has announced. "This is very difficult even for an athlete, but I think it's worth the challenge," said Tomotaka. EVOLTA have to travel 230 kilometers. The time it will take to complete is one week or 168 hours, which is ten times what an athlete would enjoy . "The stature of EVOLTA is only a tenth of the adult male, so we realized it would take 10 times longer," says Takahashi. The challenge of the triathlon begins October 24 and will continue non-stop for seven days and seven nights. Takahashi explained that the three bodies used, including one on a small bike and another in a circular ring with a rear wheel support , design for swimming, riding a curved flap created with his arms outstretched, was especially difficult because I had to work under water. The batteries that the robot carries on his back , which will go on sale in Japan on 21 October, can be recharged up to 1,800 times .


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