Even at MIT, it’s a challenge to get robots to act human

A team from MIT is taking on the DARPA Robotics Challenge and finding it is hard to take robots out of their typical industrial environments into the real world.

CHIMP designed to monkey around in the DARPA Robotics Challenge

Last April, DARPA issued a challenge to researchers and educational institutions to create a robot that could be used to save lives in the event of a disaster.