Linux Humanoid Robot Gets Ready To Ship

General Robotix, Inc. reported yesterday that their new Linux based HRP-2m Choromet bipedal humanoid robot will start deliveries in mid-September. The first production run is limited to 50 units with follow-on production currently scheduled for January, 2007. The original Choromet press release (5/25/2006) indicated a target price of 500,000 yen which fits with the official retail pricing released on Monday of 498,750 yen. They are currently accepting advance reservations online to purchase the new robot.


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