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Archive for the 'Kitano Symbiotic' Category

• Morph 3

Morph 3 is a small humanoid developed to safely test motion control technology.

Book Review: RoBolution

A book review of RoBolution, a photo book that covers five humanoid robots developed in Japan.

Video: A look inside PINO

ZMP has posted video that shows us the inside of PINO using its digital model.

Tatsuya Matsui’s thoughts on PINO

The following is an excerpt from Tatsuya Matsui’s English homepage which is no longer online. I have reproduced it here for those interested in the history of his wonderful robot, PINO, which he created with Hiroaki Kitano for JST ERATO.

• PINO

PINO, designed primarily by Hiroaki Kitano and Tatsuya Matsui (who would later form Flower Robotics), was an attempt at creating a standardized open platform for robotics.

• SIG

SIG was developed by Hiroaki Kitano and Tatsuya Matsui to explore the basic theory of human intelligence through an embodied agent. Included is an excerpt from Matsui-san’s personal website which has since disappeared.