UT Austin recently ranked 13th among public universities. This major center for academic research has many fields of study, including engineering and robotics. In 2012, a team of computer scientists from UT Austin went home with the division championship…
The Dutch Robotics team developed TUlip, a soccer playing robot. This 1.20 meter tall robot has 14 degrees of freedom and special body armor, making it ideal for soccer. TUlip can function fully autonomously and has special sensors in its feet.
The watch company, Citizen, developed a miniature soccer playing robot called Eco-Be. This wheel driven robot is powered by a watch battery and can move in any direction.
Dr. Prahlad Vadakkepat of the National University of Singapore developed this soccer playing robot called MaNUS. It has a range of motions and can imitate the way humans walk.
Singapore Polytechnic developed a team of soccer playing humanoids called Robo-Erectus. Powered by a lithium polymer battery, they can walk, run, climb stairs and kick a ball.
George Mason University developed three humanoids called RoboPatriots. They play soccer and are used to study motion and path planning, multiple robot coordination, etc.
National University of Singapore developed a soccer playing robot called RoPE I. This bipedal robot can detect a ball, approach it, dribble it, carry the ball and make a goal.
National University of Singapore developed a soccer playing robot called RoPE II. This autonomous bipedal humanoid can kick a ball and modify its motion depending on situations.