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Meet Hubo, the robot competing for a $2m prize

A competition designed to accelerate the development of robots that can assist humans in dealing with disasters is taking place on 5 and 6 June 2015.

Robots competing in the Darpa Robotics Challenge have to complete a series of tasks including driving a car, turning off a gas valve and moving over rubble with the minimum of human help.

The winning team will receive a $2m (£1.31m) prize.

BBC Click's Spencer Kelly meets a South Korean team and its robot as they practice before heading off to the competition.

See more at South Korea Direct.

More at BBC.com/Click and @BBCClick.

  • 03 Jun 2015
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