$1.25 Million Giant Robot Now For Sale
KURATAS is the world's first boardable and commercially sold robot
Gundam fans can now purchase a giant robot, that is if they can afford it. Japanese company, Suidobashi Heavy Industries, is now accepting orders for KURATAS, a $1.25 Million ginormous robot.
It is a diesel powered robot that is 13 feet tall and weighs 5 tons. It is currently the world’s “first boardable, commercially available” robot. Customers can have it customized to the color of their choice.
Since it is boardable, you can step into its one-person cockpit and control it using a Kinect motion sensors or its built-in handle. It can also be controlled remotely through mobile phones via 3G internet.
Despite its eye-popping price tag, the manufacturer has already received over 3,000 orders from all over the world. The inquiries mostly come from countries like UK, South Korea, China and the USA.View Article Source »