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World's Largest Mechanical Robot Suit


Canadian artist and engineer Jonathan Tippett sits inside Prosthesis, the mechanical robot suit he created

Credit: Reuters

Canadian artist and engineer Jonathan Tippett has built the world's largest four-legged exoskeleton, as recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records. Called Prosthesis, the robot stands more than 3 m tall, weighs 4,000 kg, and has 200 hp.

Prosthesis is "a cross between an excavator, a dune buggy, and a dinosaur,” according to Tippett, who added, “…within a few minutes you're standing and you can move the machine and you can balance and you can tilt."

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