News tagged with walking robot

A robot prepared for self-awareness

A year ago, researchers at Bielefeld University showed that their software endowed the walking robot Hector with a simple form of consciousness. Their new research goes one step forward: they have now developed a software ...

dateApr 01, 2015 in Robotics
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WABIAN robot from Japan steps closer to human walk

( —Researchers designing adult bipedal robots have faced a challenge in limitations in a robot's walking pattern. They seek ways to improve on designs to have robots move more naturally. Improving the walking function ...

dateJun 02, 2013 in Robotics weblog
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More efficient and reliable robotic-control systems

When a robot is moving one of its limbs through free space, its behavior is well-described by a few simple equations. But as soon as it strikes something solid—when a walking robot's foot hits the ground, or a grasping ...

dateMar 21, 2013 in Robotics
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HRP-4C female robot has a new walk (w/ video)

( -- Japan's entertaining robot that sings and looks like a beautiful young female is finally learning how to walk just like a beautiful girl—well, almost. Robotics developers at the National Institute of ...

dateNov 13, 2011 in Robotics report
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