This dexterous robot could put stunt doubles out of a job. Disney’s Imagineering Research and Development lab built a robotic stuntman that can perform daring flips 60 feet in the air. The robot uses a combination of lasers, accelerometers and gyroscopes to track and adjust its position in midair to mimic the actions of a real stuntman. Disney calls the technology “Stuntronics.”
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Jeb Corliss, a wingsuit pilot, has taken the sport of sky diving to new heights after hurtling through a narrow slit in a mountainside. (Pics and video)
James Bond in Thunderball
Four decades after James Bond escaped his Thunderball foes in a jetpack, a British airline pilot is planning a similar escapade with his own rocketbelt.
Jackie Chan is an amazing stuntman. But I never knew how amazing until I saw this video.