The Bionic Man Comes to NYCC
The Bionic Man is different from advanced, DARPA-hardened robots , in fact, it can’t really walk that well at all. Instead with $1 million, Meyer, Walker and a team of engineers created the robot as a walking and talking showcase of human prosthetic advancement. Its skull is constructed from modern 3D-printing technology . An FDA-approved device, which gives partial sight to the blind , gives the robot vision. Iron-based nano particles stand in for blood, and its hands are two $60,000 prostheses. This is something Meyer and The Bionic Man have in common.
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