Rideable «Kuratas» Robot Mecha Unveiled at Wonder Festival

Japanese electronics company Suidobashi Heavy Industry unveils its latest robot “Kuratas” as a crowd of people take photographs at the Wonder Festival in Chiba, suburban Tokyo on July 29, 2012. The Kuratas robot, which will go on sale with a price tag of one million USD, measures four meters in height, weighs four tons and has four wheeled legs that can either be controlled remotely through the 3G network or by a human seated within the cockpit. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo)

Female “pilot” Anna (C) climbs out the cockpit of Japanese electronics company Suidobashi Heavy Industry’s newly unveiled robot “Kuratas” at the Wonder Festival in Chiba, suburban Tokyo on July 29, 2012. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo)

Kuratas, the million dollar robot which weighs four tons, shoots when you smile and is controlled by iPhone. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo)

Female “pilot”’ Anna looks out the cockpit of Japanese electronics company Suidobashi Heavy Industry’s newly unveiled robot “Kuratas” at the Wonder Festival in Chiba, suburban Tokyo on July 29, 2012. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo)

Japanese electronics company Suidobashi Heavy Industry unveils its latest robot “Kuratas” (C) as a crowd of people take photographs at the Wonder Festival in Chiba, suburban Tokyo on July 29, 2012. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo)

Female “pilot” Anna salutes after demonstrating Japanese electronics company Suidobashi Heavy Industry’s newly unveiled robot “Kuratas” at the Wonder Festival in Chiba, suburban Tokyo on July 29, 2012. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo)

Engineers Wataru Yoshizaki (L), Mitsugoro Kurata (R) and pilot Anna pose in front of Japanese electronics company Suidobashi Heavy Industry’s newly unveiled robot “Kuratas” at the Wonder Festival in Chiba, suburban Tokyo on July 29, 2012. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo)

Female “pilot” Anna climbs out the cockpit of Japanese electronics company Suidobashi Heavy Industry’s newly unveiled robot “Kuratas” at the Wonder Festival in Chiba, suburban Tokyo on July 29, 2012. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo)

Kuratas, the million dollar robot which weighs four tons, shoots when you smile and is controlled by iPhone. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo)

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