Robot summit shows off innovations

Robot summit shows off innovations

Summary: At the Innorobo conference in France, visitors were treated to an array of robotic inventions, including machines designed to mimic human movement and play football

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  • DARwIn-OP robot

    The DARwIn-OP humanoid robot, seen here, was at the event playing football.

    The bot's hardware and software is open source, making it fully customisable.

    The machine, which is designed by Romela, weighs in at 2.7kg and is 45.7cm tall.

    Photo credit: Innorobo


    See more robot photos on ZDNet UK.

  • Sparx robot

    Here the Sparx robot, produced by French robotics services company Robopolis, navigates its way around a maze on the show floor.

    Users can stream real-time video of what the programmable bot is seeing through its built-in camera.

    Photo credit: Innorobo

    For more on this ZDNet UK-selected story, see Photos: Androids, learning bots and flying drones on silicon.com.


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Topic: Emerging Tech

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