Humanoid Robot E0 to E3 Evolution

Honda was investigated in two-legged humanoid robots began in 1986. The first milestone was the development of prototype biped could walk in a static mode and rectum. It was from this early progress that could reach the next key stage of development, which was to develop a more stable and dynamic way. Added to this was the domain need to walk on uneven surfaces and stairs then. A torso and arms are added two to successfully complete the first truly humanoid robot in 1993.

The next step was to modify the robot so it can function and adapt to real-world environments. This stage of development saw the robot structure and operating systems become lighter and smaller. It was also at this stage that communication aids are introduced, and the early stages of intelligence, which enables the robot to recognize and interact with people.

Honda research is ongoing and this will bring further improvements, which will see ASIMO move closer to becoming a viable and real wizard to the people of our human environment.

E0 is the first robot of Honda (E stands Electronics) and the Honda took the challenge to create a two-legged robot that can walk. Walking through the placement of a leg before the other was successfully achieved, and this was assisted by the application of the linear actuators of the joints. However, it takes 30 years between the steps, walking very slowly in a straight line. To increase speed and allow the robot to walk on slopes or uneven surfaces, walking faster be achieved.

In the next stages of E1 to E3 a walking human was thoroughly researched and analyzed. It was through these studies that a faster walking program was created and the entry into the robot. It is the story of the evolution of the Honda robot; E1 saw the introduction of a common base structure. E2 achieved first dynamic walking robot that could also go up and down stairs. E3 was able to increase the running speed of up to 4.7 km / h. also could carry a payload of 70 kg.

The first prototype of such a machine was a robot

Kojiro - musculoskeletal humanoid robotKojiro – musculoskeletal humanoid robot, created by engineers JSK Robotics Laboratory, University of Tokyo. Built by Kojiro designed his body in such a way as to create a highly accurate simulation of human bones, muscles and tendons. The main objective is to build a robot, whose movement is swift and light, and as close to the movements of man. Continue reading

Looking like walking robot ASIMO, is difficult to believe that it is a reality, not a new episode of “Star Wars”.

In 2004, ASIMO received an honorable place in the Hall of Fame Robots “as the first real humanoid robot. “Robot Hall of Fame” was created at Carnegie Mellon University to celebrate the outstanding achievements of robotics. Continue reading

Began to develop robots

Running a humanoid robot ToyotaWe all know about ASIMO, humanoid robot company Honda, have seen and its amazing possibilities in walking and running. However, in other research laboratories undertaking similar work. For example, the company is Toyota, though, and began to develop robots later than the Honda, has created an excellent model of the robot. Continue reading

Honda humanoid robot ASIMO

kloetzeHonda humanoid robot ASIMO “China Tour” stir Foshan, China Honda Official News 2009-12-19 .Have you ever seen a robot can walk upright Mody? Can you imagine the robot can run, play, or even with people dancing Mody? These originally appeared only in the science fiction scene, today turned into a reality. December 17 ~ December 20, Continue reading

The robot can read the minds of human beings

asimo2If you’ve seen the movie then I’ll understand this mechanism, a mechanism that face the thought of humans boob need no brain implant. This news makes us think that jailbird fiction are becoming reality more closely. Japanese firms Honda and Shimadzu: The Brain-Machine Interface (Brain-Machine Interface or BMI), have created a mechanism jailbird for the first time the user can give orders to a mechanism thought only jailbird

Asimo, the humanoid mechanism is capable of scorn until four orders issued by the human mind, involving four different movements: mastermind the left, right, both feet or mouth. But developers hope can be expanded in future applications. The engineers responsible for this breakthrough technology that brain patterns were performed in 90.6%
It is the first time it reaches a high success rate discolour, according to engineers from the Japanese manufacturer who recalled that until now the most that epoch there had been a 66% accuracy. Science takes decades after the dream of connecting the human brain to machines, mainly maternity patients relieve paralysis jailbird.
But unlike other medical technologies, jailbird that device is not necessary to set any device on the head of the person who gives the orders, they said.
“This could revolutionize the world of neuroscience”, issued Yasuhisa Arai, administrator for research and development (R & D) Honda and BMI responsible for developing the technology by the manufacturer Shimadzu. The technology has two key points: a device for extracting information from the brain and, according to engineers is the hardest part, the identification of different brain patterns and maternity Honda this step first used a combination of technology of EEG (electroencephalogram), which measures changes in electrical impulses from the brain, and NIRS (Near Infrared Spectroscopy), which calibrates jailbird changes in blood flow.
That is no longer necessary for the subject to move or receive special training. The device is also portable and jailbird mechanism which is experiencing.

Asimo, Honda’s robot humanoid Brain

robot-asimo-honda02-300x225There are different kinds of robots, including humanoids which are for instance those who left us watching the movie “Robocop” or to deliver a more everyday example, the robot Asimo from Honda. As can be seen in the first graph of this article, the Asimo was changing as the technology of artificial intelligence was giving way to the opportunity to improve the conditions under which these machines could perform both basic functions like walking, lifting hands, moving his head, etc., up to complete much more complex operations such as jumping, walking, and say a few words.

The robot Asimo from Honda, which stands for A dvanced S tep in I nnovate Mo bility, has among its main features being built entirely in a way that can bend and do all the typical movements of human beings, through their embedding within overall system of a computer-brain which is controlled by remote control. This device also controls the charging party robot, so you can have more time for action without a massive waste of energy used for mobilization of the humanoid, thereby allowing an action which is much more controlled.

Asimo from Honda can walk at a speed of 3 km / h run twice, almost imitating the movements of a child who is just starting to take its first steps. The integrated system coordination Asimo similarly lets do simple tasks with their mechanical arms such as carrying trays to use small items like keys and even bend some things to organize them. To make a little reference to mobility, Asimo is also able to rotate, completing laps around its axis which is located in the ring.

A battery pack is charged to provide fuel for this likeable character, he’s an increasing feeling that occurs in public. The advantages that can provide the robot Asimo in the future are quite striking, for example, widespread service customer service in all types of organizations as being observed, the possibility of being used in rescue maneuvers, no doubt a valuable toy teaching in many kindergartens, as “virtual teacher” for new models of education and why not, the study of motion in bodies.

ASIMO back

The  Youth Engineering Show which hs supported & organized byHonda last 5 years has been  held in New England where ASIMO is the main center of attraction again. This show runs for three days and will be visited by over 7,000 local school children.

The show is a fast moving 85-minute educational event involving presentations, interviews, demonstrations and videos about the world of engineering – as well as a performance of ASIMO itself. Over the three days, it provides an opportunity for around 7,000 year 7 and 8 students (11-14 year olds), to sample first hand the importance of engineering in modern day life and appreciate the range of career options available in this diverse field.
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