The Japanese have their non-nagging synthetic wives, the Saudis have their Shariah-compliant humanoid citizens, Americans are content with a backflipping supra-human, and now the Chinese get their very own 50lb, poop-less, robo-dog…
Meet Laikago – named after Laika, a Soviet dog who was the first living creature to orbit the Earth.
The Chinese-made robot dog weighs 22kg, a bit less than a common Labrador, and is around 60cm tall.
‘It is a kind of medium automatic robot, a robot-dog in short,’ creator Wang Xingxing told RT’s Ruptly video news agency.
‘We have popularized Laikago among science and technology companies, and science fans. So Laikago is a scientific toy.’
This post was published at Zero Hedge on Nov 25, 2017.