Monday, November 3, 2008

AFP to Fund Robot Development

The Armed Forces of the Philippines is said to finance the development of an anti-terrorist robot, dubbed 'MAC.' 

AFP will give 1.7 million pesos to the team from Mapua Institute of Technology, which hopes to have the battery-powered robot mass produced at 100,000 pesos per unit. 

The prototype MAC robot was entered and won first place at the First World Cup on Computer Implemented Inventions in China.

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