Prototype This

Discovery Channel Premiered Oct 15, 2008 Between Seasons


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  • Robo Dog Sitter

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    S 1 : Ep 13 - 3/26/09

    The team of inventors attempts to engineer the world's first robotic dog sitter. Designed to play with, let out and discipline your dog, the Robo Dog Sitter will also allow an owner at work to communicate with his dog via a monitor on the robot.moreless
  • Gecko Superhero Suit

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    S 1 : Ep 12 - 3/19/09

    The team of engineers borrows from the superhuman abilities of the gecko to invent a superhero climbing system: The Geckoman.
  • Virtual Sea Adventure

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    S 1 : Ep 10 - 12/17/08

    The team of engineers attempts to invent the future of deep sea diving with a virtual sea adventure that will allow you to SUBCA any reef in the world from your local swimming pool.moreless
  • Wearable Airbag

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    S 1 : Ep 9 - 12/10/08

    The team has two weeks to develop an airbag for high-rise construction workers that can sense the onset of free fall and deploy within a second.
  • Automated Pizza Delivery

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    S 1 : Ep 8 - 12/3/08

    The engineers attempt to create a fully automatic pizza delivery system, employing robots, blimps and a self-driving car, which will be tested by a crossing of the Bay Bridge.
  • Get Up and Go

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    S 1 : Ep 7 - 11/26/08

    The team works to develop a sleeping "pod" that will not only wake its occupant but then automatically shower and dress them.
  • Robotic Firefighter Assistant

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    S 1 : Ep 6 - 11/19/08

    Two devices to help firefighters are designed and built: a robot assistant that can carry gear up or victims down, and a vision aid that will help in navigating through fire and smoke.moreless
  • Backyard Waterslide Simulator

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    S 1 : Ep 5 - 11/12/08

    The engineers attempt to create a backyard waterslide that simulates the experience of the actual thrill ride at a water park.
  • Six-Legged All Terrain Vehicle

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    S 1 : Ep 4 - 11/5/08

    The engineering team attempts to create a robotic vehicle that can move speedily over any terrain by traveling on 6 legs rather than 4 wheels.
  • Traffic Busting Truck

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    S 1 : Ep 3 - 10/29/08

    The engineers attempt to build a vehicle that can escape a traffic jam by rising up, turning sideways, and maneuvering over the other cars.
  • Boxing Robots

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    S 1 : Ep 2 - 10/22/08

    The inventors have two weeks to create two giant robot boxers that are controlled by the movements of two people shadow-boxing.
  • Mind Controlled Car

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    S 1 : Ep 1 - 10/15/08

    The team's first project is a car that can cut back on its power if the driver experiences "road rage." The prototype will be tested in a demolition derby.