January 13, 2011

HRP-2 Behaves as Elderbot

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Researchers at Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology have developed a robot that leans on objects to support himself. The idea here is to mimic walking of the elderly. HRP-2 was designed to place both arms on a table to keep his balance when sitting down or use one arm when kicking a ball.

Via Space Daily

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at January 13, 2011 8:13 PM
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