following appeared June 9, 2011 in
By Tom Atwood
Editor, Robot Magazine
Posted June 9, 2011
is the programmable humanoid robot produced by
RoboBrothers. It was among the 28 odd humanoid robots
featured in the Robot
Magazine Humanoid Buyers Guide.
It is notable because while it is among the more
sophisticated humanoids it is also one of the most
A new upgrade to this
platform was developed by hobbyist Rick
Newman. He added two ounces of weight to each foot and finds
that the robot is a more stable walker and believes this could
improve the robot’s performance in some forms of competition.
We checked with RoboBrothers and they are evaluating this and
may consider the weighted mod as an option. We will keep you
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