Creator’s Project: Almost Human Robot Uses ‘Muscles’ To Move

Creator’s Project: Almost Human Robot Uses ‘Muscles’ To Move
technology

Roboy is a "tendon driven" android that replicates the forces used by the human body to move its frame.

Creators Project
  • 4 january 2013

A new year, a new lurch towards robotic humanoids. Built over nine months this is Roboy from the A.I. Lab at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, a robot that is “tendon driven”—which means its movements are simulated using robotic muscle forces which replicate those found in the human body.

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