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MABEL two-legged robot fastest in the world

It would appear that we have a new champion in the “what robot can run fastest race”. The two-legged robot MABEL under development for several years at the University of Michigan was recently revealed to reach a top running speed of 6.8 miles per hour or roughly 11 kilometers per hour. This means that MABEL… Read More »

Turkey’s scientists unveil their own humanoid robot

This might come as a surprise to some, but it’s not just the far east, Europe and the US that are involved in the humanoid-building industry. Proof of that is Turkey’s brand new SURALP (Sabanci University Robot Research Laboratory Platform) robot, which was unveiled after an eight year development process. The robot is rather straight-forward… Read More »

The HRP-4 humanoid robot unveiled

Kawada Industries and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) have unveiled their new humanoid robot HRP-4 which is an upgrade on their older robots. The new humanoid stands 151cm tall and is much thinner than its predecessors. For Japan, HRP-4 is another step forward towards creating useful mechanical worker to combat… Read More »

CHARLI strides forward

Students from the Virginia Tech College of Engineering’s Robotics and Mechanisms Laboratory (RoMeLa) only needed $20,000 to build the first ever human-sized autonomous robot in the United States, but they did it. CHARLI (Cognitive Humanoid Autonomous Robot with Learning Intelligence) may look like a robot you’ve seen a hundred times before, but its ability to… Read More »