CEDRA is part of the Sharif University of Technology. The lab focuses on the study and development of robotic systems and intelligence, which are applied to issues in the environment, energy, medicine, and other industries. The center has developed industrial…
Chou University in Japan is home to the Osumi Laboratory robotics lab, which develops advanced robot systems. Students learn how to exploit redundancy included in robotic systems and achieve cooperative handling based on position controllers. Their research…
JSK Laboratory has created a four-legged robot called the Chuuta. The Chuuta is programmed to use an ultra-sonic range finder in absence of any vision processing hardware.
DFKI Bremen created a four-legged galloping robot called the Pithekos. It is lightweight, fast, reliable and is able to take tight turns on different surfaces and terrains.
The four-legged robot Silo4 was built to assist with research and development. It is a platform for developing other robots. The creators have made a book available for people who want to build their own Silo4. It is projected to be a great success with…
The TAMA robot is a four-legged robot developed by JSK Laboratories. It has object recognition and can grab a ball with its graspers. It acts like a dog but has a robotic appearance.
ARAMIES, in development since 2004 at the University of Bremen, is a Mars explorer that uses four legs and PCR-based software for improved locomotion over wheeled robots.
TMSUK and Sanyo developed a security robot called Banryu HRS-Q11. It has features like speech synthesis, face recognition, sound sensors, obstacle sensors and temperature sensors.
JSK Laboratory created an extremely small robot in 1994 called Chibita. The robot walks on four legs, and can continue to walk even if it topples over or accidentally turns over.
JSK Laboratory developed Goemon in 1993. This Japanese robot can walk, sit, bow, and perform several other simple movements. It has four legs and eight degrees of freedom.
Goeman II was developed by JSK Laboratory in 1995. This quadruped robot can walk and pose. Goeman II has tactile and vision sensors that can be accessed at the same time.
WowWee’s Roboreptile gives you hours of interactive fun. This robot reptile can avoid objects with infrared sensors as it moves. A whipping tail completes its realistic look.
The SQ43 has tendons which give it fluid and flexible movement. Its unique shock absorption features allow it to move through small spaces and even over irregular terrain.