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Roboy the Humanoid Robot
Roboy is a soft robot, i.e. with soft skin and natural movements, to enable living and interacting with humans. User-friendly assistance to humans is the primary purpose of Roboy, which would include elderly care. The smooth movements of Roboy are the result of a tendon-driven locomotion system.
The University of Zurich Artificial Intelligence Laboratory is developing Roboy, a service robot which will be introduced at the Robots on Tour in Switzerland in March 2013.
Roboy - A New Generation of Humanoid Robot
Roboy is hailed as the next generation in humanoid robotics. Built at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in Zurich, Switzerland, Roboy incorporates the latest design principles as developed by Prof. Dr. Rolf Pfeifer.
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