Schaft's 1.48m (4ft 11in) tall, two-legged robot entered the contest the favourite and lived up to its reputation.It'll work for batteries...
It makes use of a new high-voltage liquid-cooled motor technology that uses a capacitor, rather a battery, for power.
Its engineers say this lets its arms move and pivot at higher speeds than would otherwise be possible, in effect giving it stronger 'muscles'.
The announcement came as the next round of the robo-contest was revealed.
'The first-place finisher, SCHAFT, has elected to withdraw from the Finals to focus on the development of its first commercial product,' organisers said.
Friday, June 27, 2014
Robot For Sale
Who wants to buy a slightly used robot?
He's mad as hell, and he's not gonna take this anymore:
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