The Real Mecha: Hankook Mirae Technology Method-2 Prototype Testing

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  • South Korean robotics manufacturer Hankook Mirae Technology debuted its first prototype piloted mech, the Method-2.

    Method-2 stands 13-feet tall, weighs 1.3 tons and wields a pair of 286-pound, motion-tracking metal arms. Hankook Mirae considers this robot the world's first manned bipedal robot built to work in extreme hazardous areas where humans cannot go unprotected. If you consider this as something from Transformers, Robocop or Terminator, you should know that the company has spent more than $200 million since 2014 to develop the mech with the help of Hollywood SFX designer, Vitaly Bulgarov, whose credits include all the above mentioned movies.

    The Method-2 it is more likely to serve as a testbed for emerging mech technologies, rather to be employed in the field anytime soon. Instead, the giant machine could find use in everything from construction and cargo loading to military and SAR operations.

    The mechanical suit will reportedly assist in cleaning up and restoring Fukushima after the 2011 nuclear energy accident. To help out in the disaster area, it will need to undergo a few modifications. For instance, the upper body and arm of the robot could be mounted on a wheeled platform with its own built-in power source, and the cockpit would have to be absolutely airtight so as to not let in any radioactive waves.


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  • Kam Yu
    Kam Yu 2 months ago

    who here thinks they should weaponize this and challenge Japan and US mechs for epic mech battle. Heard China one it way too and challenging the US's mech.

  • DirtiestHaRRy
    DirtiestHaRRy 2 months ago

    origin of's MEKA unit

  • Hadmen Yadongplease
    Hadmen Yadongplease 2 months ago

    Well, I'm in love.

  • Foguia
    Foguia 3 months ago


  • Aqua Yon
    Aqua Yon 3 months ago

    The United States will steal technology.

    • John Rambo
      John Rambo 2 months ago

      Aqua Yon For the greater good. I want to see these helping construction. Would be amazing

  • Ben Mcghie
    Ben Mcghie 3 months ago

    Why not use hydraulics running off a turbine-driven pump?

    • Amila Lakmal
      Amila Lakmal 2 months ago

      hydraulic is pretty slow and cant control smoothly

  • Kyle A
    Kyle A 4 months ago

    Pretty poor music choice. It's like I'm watching a C-List side villain rather than a great robotic achievement.

    • Dogac Tekman
      Dogac Tekman 3 months ago

      i think the opposite. this robot is MUCH better with Rock music.. now, only one thing left... A BIG FUCKING GUN! hell yeaaah.

  • mrtannzr
    mrtannzr 5 months ago

    standby for titanfall...

  • Derp Scout
    Derp Scout 5 months ago

    this is why japan wil be our greatest ally FOR ANIME!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • 최진혁
      최진혁 3 months ago

      Derp Scout it's not jap

    • 윤성구
      윤성구 3 months ago

      Derp Scout not japan lol

    • The Rex
      The Rex 5 months ago

      weeaboo logic lol

    • Onur Cevik
      Onur Cevik 5 months ago

      Derp Scout its actially south korean lol.

  • Virgil Goucher
    Virgil Goucher 5 months ago

    These guys build a mech, but don't know to make it swing its arms when it walks?

    • John Rambo
      John Rambo 2 months ago

      Virgil Goucher Its a work in progress. Plus, theres a reason they probably didnt do that ,but we dont know because were noy the freaking engineers who designed this from the ground up.

    • Michael Smith
      Michael Smith 4 months ago

      Could throw balance if arms were swinging

  • manoi2010
    manoi2010 5 months ago

    I want one!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • SwordsAndRavens
    SwordsAndRavens 6 months ago

    ...This is so blatantly GC.

    • Dogac Tekman
      Dogac Tekman 3 months ago

      of course, theres always that one guy says "fake" without any proof or logic to in his claims.

      this is fucking real.

    • Mikael Murstam
      Mikael Murstam 3 months ago

      I think you mean CG, but nope. It's real =). The CEO of Amazon even sat in one.

    • mrtannzr
      mrtannzr 5 months ago

      안상국 SADLY? this is a freaking mech suit.

    • 안상국
      안상국 6 months ago

      Sadly It's 100% legit reality bro

  • menomojo
    menomojo 6 months ago


  • raiserverg
    raiserverg 6 months ago

    power armor is becoming real!!

  • Bob Pinder
    Bob Pinder 6 months ago


  • A O
    A O 6 months ago

    Amazing tech from a robotics and fluid biomimetic standpoint. From a military standpoint, me and a guy with a log held between us could knock it down and make it useless. But I am still impressed. :)

    • A O
      A O 6 months ago

      No worries. :)  It was just the "MILITARY ZONE" logos in the video that made me think it was.  Cool stuff all the same!

    • carso1500
      carso1500 6 months ago

      A O as being said this is not created with military porpuses (for the moment of course)

  • meareAaron
    meareAaron 6 months ago

    what now suiboshi? your move mega bots!

  • Max Brain Devices
    Max Brain Devices 6 months ago

    Amazing great work.

  • Carolus Rex1708
    Carolus Rex1708 6 months ago

    the same model from the movie Avatar o.o

    • John Rambo
      John Rambo 2 months ago

      Grumpy Cat Copyright issues probably

    • Ji Sung Lee
      Ji Sung Lee 3 months ago

      Designer for this project is the one who designed robot in avatar so why not XD

    • Grumpy Cat
      Grumpy Cat 4 months ago

      Carolus Rex1708 avatars mech have a great design so why not use it

  • RedHawk13
    RedHawk13 6 months ago

    In 10 years this guys will have mechs comparable to those in Avatar

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