Flame head robot walks upright, mistakes hat-stand as girlfriend

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If this isn’t your new best friend, then I’m shocked. Look! It’s a bipedal flame-head robot! According to BotJunkie, it walks just like a human, which is no easy feat for designers of robots to accomplish.

Measuring 1.3m tall, it was developed by a Ph.D student, Daan Hobbelen, who used seven motors, balance organ and springs to ensure it has a smooth gait, like that of you or I. Check out the video below the jump of Mr. Flame Head in action.

(via BotJunkie)

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Katherine Hannaford