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Author Topic: Bipedal Cycling Robot Can Balance, Steer and Correct Itself  (Read 1259 times)

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One very cool little robot!


Robot creator Masahiko Yamaguchi has demonstrated a robot which can balance, steer and correct itself while riding a fixed-gear bike.

"A feature of this robot is, it pedals the bike with its own feet, and keeps its balance just by using the handlebars. I think this is probably a world first."

"I'm interested in artificial intelligence, and in that context, I think intelligence and skills have equal value. So my purpose in creating this robot was to pursue intelligence from the skills side. While I was thinking of suitable topics, my local science museum demonstrated a cycling robot. So I decided to consider cycling as the skill, and build a bicycle robot."



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Re: Bipedal Cycling Robot Can Balance, Steer and Correct Itself
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2012, 07:27 PM »
Holy crap! That's seriously cool.

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Re: Bipedal Cycling Robot Can Balance, Steer and Correct Itself
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2012, 07:16 PM »
WOW!!