Skiing Robot Races Down Snow Slope

Skiing robot navigates autonomously using video camera and other sensors. Developed by Bojan Nemec at the Jožef Stefan Institute in Slovenia. Video presented at IEEE/RSJ IROS 2009. For more robot news, visit http://spectrum.ieee.org

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25 thoughts on “Skiing Robot Races Down Snow Slope

  1. lmao i really dont …
    lmao i really dont think robots will ever kill humans unless if u programm them to do that

    a robots malfunction would be walking into a wall and keep walking not killing

  2. OH NO!!! SKYNET is …
    OH NO!!! SKYNET is soon getting there!! We will soon get attacked by slalom bazooka bots..

  3. this’ll gradually …
    this’ll gradually build up to something more useful, such as machines that will operate in snow. Sounds like a good start to me

  4. i cant totally see …
    i cant totally see a group of scientists saying “ok so so now that we have crossed “skiing robot” off the list lets find the cure for cancer now :D”

  5. not bad but i …
    not bad but i thought this video was better because it’s so CRAZY!!!!
    /watch?v=NpChsdczE20

  6. it looks like …
    it looks like somebody put a chair on a pair of skis and videotaped it going downhill

  7. @abduction03: Well, …
    @abduction03: Well, it will be better than the comments we are already getting, won’t it?

  8. first they could …
    first they could walk, now they can ski, the end of humans is near, when the are capable or watching videos and write witty comments, we are all DOOM!!!!! D:

  9. i dread the day …
    i dread the day when skibots come flying down the slope with plasma guns blazing.

  10. this reminds me of …
    this reminds me of Wallace & Gromit when they go to the moon and the robot goes skiing lol

  11. Oh that explains it …
    Oh that explains it.

    We all know the great and useful things that come out of SLOVENIA.

    Enjoy your IPHONE loser.

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