Looks like DexHand is building something really interesting....
Pretty sweet when you run across a photo that combines several things that have played a major positive role in your life. In this case, for me, it's robots, motorcycles, and advanced photography.
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Taylor Veltrop demonstrating his master/slave robot control
Today's humanoid robot builders are like modern day Geppettos creating their Pinocchios in their own image, delighted when it can move, walk, manipulate, and mimic their actions.
Where will it all lead? Will the puppet come alive? And, who is the puppet master controlling Geppetto? That's the big adventure and the discoveries yet to come.
Michael Overstreet, publisher of the “I, Bioloid” website and an avid humanoid robot builder, is reporting live from the 2010 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robotics in Nashville. So far, he's uploaded lots of DARwin-OP robot unveiling photos and an initial video clip. I'm sure we'll see and hear more as the conference progresses.
We uploaded the 2010 All Japan Micromouse Robot Competition photoset, including photos of all the Expert Class robots that were on display. Unlike previous years, this time the robots were placed on a table behind a barrier which made getting detailed shots a bit more challenging. Luckily we were blessed with long arms.
Kato's full size Tetra micromouse champion robot that took 1st place in the Expert category.