The Delft bio-robotics laboratory began developing a bipedal walking robot in 1995. This Dutch Robotics projects has resulted in the development of 12 bipedal robots, with research that can be used to improve physical rehabilitation. The latest robot…
GENUS is a two-legged humanoid robot. Well-packaged and compact, it is more flexible than the MANUS robot and can play soccer and pick up objects. GENUS also has a WIFi module.
Honda's P2 humanoid robot stunned the world with its very human-like movements when it made its debut. It is considered to be the world’s first self-regulating, two-legged walking robot. P2 can also walk up and down stairs and push a cart.
The third robot in Honda's P series, the P3 is the first completely independent two-legged humanoid walking robot. To make this version smaller, the control system was decentralized and it was built with a different material. It still has a walking speed…
MIT developed a two-legged planar running machine called Planar Biped. It has a flexible body, uses single-legged algorithms and is used to study movements on rough topography.
Mechatrax developed Robocatcher which is the world’s first two-legged robot amusement machine. Operated with a special game console, it can catch an object with its graspers.
Tmsuk and Waseda University developed a two-legged walking robot called WL-16 that carries people. This chair robot can also transport heavy goods in difficult areas or terrains.
China’s Dagu Hi-Tech Electronic Co., Ltd. developed a two-legged humanoid robot called YETI 3000 which is a looks like the hairy giant living in the Himalayan Mountains, the Yeti.
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.
ROBO3 launched a raptor robot named Alpo in 2001. It made headlines because it was South Korea's first robotic dinosaur that walked on two legs. Alpo walks at a rate of 1.4 meters per minute and maintains balance by swaying its neck and tail while walking,…
D2V-ZN was created by D2E Robotics. It is a programmable walking robot with face detection and voice recognition. Its color camera is used for visual and image capturing.
Sakakibara-Kikai Company Ltd., a Japanese manufacturer, developed Land Walker which stands at 340cm. It has a cockpit, two air cannons and can walk at a speed of 1.5km per hour.
Asurada created the humanoid fighting robot called LAYERED-X. It can transform itself into various shapes and had a spectacular performance during the Robo-One Competition in 2006.
The Mini Robot Corporation in South Korea created Mini, a humanoid walking robot. Mini has two legs, 20 motors and is equipped with an MRC3024 FX micro-controller, which allows its 16 joints to walk. Equipped with the robo-basic program, Mini's user can…
Tao Geng from University of Glasgow developed a bipedal robot called RunBot which has the record for highest speed. It has simple structure and advanced sensory algorithms.
Atsuo Takanishi’s Laboratory and Tmsuk developed a humanoid called Shinpo. It is the first to walk with straight knees, and can play Janken, move wrists and climb stairs.
Toyota developed a robotic leg called Toyota Hopper which can hop and jump like humans. It has a joint on each toe allowing it to bend and stretch with its knee-like joints.
Peter Dilworth from MIT developed a bipedal dinosaur robot called Troody. This autonomous robot has sensors, joints and on-board computer to guide it to walk, run and jump.
Austrobot developed a biped robot called V3. It has two-axis accelerometers in its hip and four force sensing resistors in the footplates, which make its motion more human-like.