Dr. Guero has come up with a bipedal robot built to ride a custom made bicycle. It is capable of riding the bike without falling, just like a real human being does when balancing and riding a bicycle
Ringo is a small robot that could teach children to love technology. Ringo's main purpose is to act as an introduction to robotics and programming.
Zero Robotics is a project that organizes an annual robotics programming competition held live aboard the International Space Station. To win, competitors program a SPHERES robot to navigate a microgravity environment while avoiding obstacles, as well…
Dancing robot Alice is one of Dancing Doll-RZ's creations. She does not always have great moves but her performance is fluid and smooth. Alice can also play instruments such as the violin. She has 25 microcontrollers and can be controlled with a wireless…
St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University and New Era developed Arne in 2003. It can walk independently, avoid obstacles and respond to voices by synthesizing its own voice.
New Era and St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University developed Arnea which can walk straight, avoid obstacles, remember and distinguish objects, and respond to voice commands.
The Atom 7xp is the first humanoid robot created in the USA. This full-sized robot is part of Futurebots labs vision to support a wide range of industrial and commercial needs.
The Babybot robot was modeled after Korean infants to resemble a 1 year old human baby. This 75cm tall robot has limited speech recognition, but its advanced eye system gives it high resolution image processing. Babybot can also walk and do a few dance…
The Babybot-R is KISTs newest version of their Babybot robot. This model has many improvements, including voice recognition and speaking modules that allow it to recognize and respond to 35 different voice commands.
Vecna robotics and Beijing Institute of Technology developed a humanoid called BEAR. It has a very strong body, and can lift an injured victim for a proper life-saving procedure.
Beijing Institute of Technology developed a humanoid called BeiBei. It can start a conversation with a human, and can perform a series of martial art moves and shadow boxing.
BigDog is a robot that is capable of walking across rubble, climbing hiking trails, walking in water and snow as well as carrying loads of up to 340 lbs. BigDog can run as fast as 4 mph and climb slopes up to thirty-five degrees.
The versatile Bioloid Premium robot is an educational robot. It comes in a robot kit with parts and instructions. A biped humanoid robot, it can walk and has a remote control.
Bogobot is the team that developed a bipedal robot. It has a camera, an electronic compass and a central processor. It can recognize an orange ball, move to it and kick it.
Bruno was made in 2008 to compete against other humanoids at the Robo Cup German Open. It has a camera to see the ball and a system that interprets what it has to do to make a goal.
Chulalongkorn University created a robot they named ChibiDragon. It contains advanced hardware including a RCB3 servo controller and 20 servos. This robot participated in the 2010 RoboCup. ChibiDragon is bipedal and can walk to a ball and shoot it, along…
Tokyo University and Waseda University developed a stress-reliever robot called CoCoNatch. It gives alerts for new twitter feeds by vibrating and emitting LED colors.
Docent 2 is a wheeled service robot that can act as a professional guide. It shows information to visitors and patrons in museums and exhibition halls, and a remote control station system integrates the manipulation of multimedia contents and the robot…
Homes stay garbage-free and streets are clean and swept with the humanoid robot DustBot. Supposedly the world’s first of its kind, it collects trash on request, using GPS to navigate.
Bielefeld University of Germany developed a robotic head called FloBi. It can display a wide range of human emotions, can recognize faces and can take the shape of male or female face.
Hajime Robot 42 has more improvements but retains important features from previous versions. RS405CB servo motors Futaba actuators help with high speed, all-directional walking. The camera-enabled vision system gives it object detection and avoidance.
Japanese robot Hina is a humanoid servant robot. Only 36 centimeters tall, it can still prepare and pour a cup of coffee. It does this by picking up remote control signals.
Japanese humanoid HRP-2M Choromet runs on Linux. It recognizes objects, performs human motions, and follows commands using numerous sensors and 20 DOF.
LIRA Laboratory at the University of Genoa created James. It is a flexible humanoid which uses physical models of neural control and cognitive structures to study human brain function.
Jing-Jing is a martial arts robot developed by the Beijing Institute of Technology. Jing-Jing has 28 DOF and was built with sensors, encoder wheels and a harmonic reducer.
Murata Girl is the perfect companion to Murata Boy. This agile robot rides its unicycle while maintaining perfect balance. It can even send live feed of its travels.
Built by the Spanish company PAL Robotics, REEM-A is a humanoid robot designed to be used as a manipulation, walking, vision and speech development platform and play chess with the Hydra chess engine.
Japan’s Tohoku University developed a robot of the Saika series called Saika-4. It is a research platform for intelligent robotics, and has modem, gyroscope and motor drivers.
SPHERES are spherical satellites that are used inside the international space station to test instructions for spacecraft performing autonomous rendezvous and docking maneuvers. In addition, the SPHERES robots are used by high school students in the annual…
Designed and built at the Delft Biped Laboratory, Stappo was developed as their first walking robot. Armed with two legs, Stappo functions on two magnets. The robot is capable of walking on flat as well as horizontal surfaces.
The University of Tokyo developed a humanoid called Theta to study the free-swinging dynamics of humanoid walking. It has a double spherical hip joint and a hybrid knee joint.
Unicycle Robot is the first robot in China capable of balancing on a single wheel. It can navigate a balance beam and even compensate for external disturbances. Unicycle Robot has infrared sensors, a gyroscope, and an inclinometer. Its developers hope…