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World's Smallest Humanoid Robot Can Run Linux

Nov 24, 2008, 14:03 (0 Talkback[s])

"Targeting computer vision and robotics applications, the Marvell PCA-270-based MBS270-520 SBC is aimed primarily at small form factor, low weight UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), mobile robots, and "humanoids," says Mobisense, a French developer of robotic guidance systems. (See below for more information.)

" According to Mobisense, the board is small and low-powered enough to be used to hack Linux onto Tomy's i-Sobot. A project is underway called i-Sobot Hacking that is hacking the robot's servo protocols, with the goal of using the SBC to help extend computer vision to the i-Sobot"

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