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[news]Frank[enstein] – First Bionic man



Ready for a Sunday movie night? Because this Sunday an epic movie on the first bionic man comes out.

Frank, short for Frankenstein, has 200 processors and a million sensors
It also features a functioning circulatory system fitted with a beating heart
The bionic body is made up of 28 artificial parts from around the world
Six-foot tall Frank can walk and talk with the help of a remote control

In a scene that wouldn’t look out of place in a science fiction blockbuster, researchers have unveiled the world’s first walking, talking bionic man complete with circulatory system and a beating heart.
Called Frank, short for Frankenstein, the six-foot robot is made up of artificial body parts donated by various research centres from around the world, has 200 processors and is covered in over a million sensors.
It was designed by Dr Bertolt Meyer from the University of Zurich, built by a team of engineers in London and is currently on display at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington as part of The Incredible Bionic Man exhibition.


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