Football Robot – University Bergakademie

Football Robot - University Bergakademie
[Erik] and [Heni] have been using soccer as a way to improve code development techniques in robotics. They are using a teaching method they call Kinesthetic Bootstrapping to program the motions of the Bioloid robotic platform. The football robots receive commands from a computer via zig-bee with Nintendo Wii remotes as the user interface. That’s all fine ...

PETMAN Prototype – BigDog’s bipedal brother

PETMAN Prototype - BigDog’s bipedal brother
Boston Dynamics created a creepy biped with a natural gait. The Biped robot that balances dynamically using a human-like walking motion. It is a close relative to BigDog, sharing elements of the mechanical design and control. It may look very similar to BigDog, because it really is almost the same system. Named PETMAN, this biped system is ...

Two-Legged Robot With Guns – Giger

Two-Legged Robot With Guns - Giger
Again, [Tyberius] Built a very cool humanoid two-legged robot, but it’s holding a gun this time! This robot uses the Gumstix onboard computer. This is final version he built exclusively to compete in Mech Warfare. Two-legged Robot Walking Stability The robot is walking much more stable because the Bezier curve interpolation is coming into play now. The ...