July 16, 2006

Humanoid Robot Runs on Real-time Linux

Using research results from the Humanoid Research Group of the Intelligent Systems Research Institute (Shigeoki Hirai, Director) of AIST (Hiroyuki Yoshikawa, President), two start-up companies approved by AIST, i.e., General Robotix, Inc. (Tadahiro Kawada, CEO) and Moving Eye, Inc. (Jun Takeda, CEO), working together with Pirkus Robotix, Inc. (Shoichi Okada, CEO) and Dai Nippon Technical Research Institute (Seiji Tanaka, CEO), have developed a humanoid robot called "HRP-2m Choromet," or "Choromet," for short.

Link: TechNews

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