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Centauro is a horse-like disaster response robot with karate chopping hoofs

10 September 2018

A robot in a desert like landscape

Its skeleton is built using lightweight metals like aluminum and titanium, with skins of 3D printed plastic. It is designed to withstand the austere conditions characteristic of disasters.

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Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to identify that technology involves people designing and making technological outcomes for an identified purpose 1
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to discuss technology as intervention by design and explain the impacts and implications of this 8

Keywords: disaster, robot, digital, construction and mechanical, characteristics of technology

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