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Candy 5

  • Type, Locomotion:
  • Humanoid
  • Released:
  • 2005
  • Candy 5 is a robot developed by Nirvana Technology Incorporated - now known as the Hajime Research Institute. This robotic project was funded by New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO).

    Standing at 120 centimeters, Candy 5 can do the perfect swing to put a golf ball straight into the hole. It has a wheel-driven platform which enables it to move around or adjust its stance for that hard-hitting swing. Nirvana technology intended to place Candy 5 robot in areas where the sport Golf is commonly played.


    • Stereo cameras allow precise aim for golf hole
    • Wheel-driven platform for easy movement in all directions
    • Pair of arms built to perform perfect golf swing



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