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New Soccer Robot Has Human-Like Agility

Another entry for our “Robots to Replace Humans” archive. . . . EDITOR

from Science Daily

ScienceDaily (Oct. 30, 2012) — Computer scientists from the University of Bonn have developed a new robot whose source code and design plan is publicly accessible. It is intended to facilitate the entry into research on humanoids, in particular, the TeenSize Class of the RoboCup. The scientists recently introduced the new robot at the IROS Conference (International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems) in Portugal.

With its white head and black body, “NimbRo-OP” looks almost human. After all, at a height of 95 centimeters, it is almost the size of a small child. Among soccer robots, it counts as a “grown-up.” . . . Read Complete Report