LinuxDevices: Open, Programmable Humanoid Robot Runs Linux
Jul 19, 2006, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
"Four companies in Japan have created a low-cost,
user-programmable humanoid robot targeting educational and research
applications. The HRP-2m Choromet uses technology from Japan's
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
(AIST), and is user-programmable thanks to open software running on
a user-space real-time Linux implementation.
"The Choromet stands about 13-3/4 inches tall, and is capable of
walking upright on two legs. It can also assume supine or prone
positions, and stand up from either..."