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featherless biped

A humorous and somewhat belittling alternative term for a human being. But he, like most other featherless bipeds, was quick to place his own safety and comfort as his primary concern.
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In [13], a flexible shoe system was proposed for biped robots to optimize energy consumption of the lateral plane motion.
The approach ensured the balance of the biped robot within safety limits.
Point foot bipeds are very interesting because they are relatively simple to build and excellent for testing dynamic balance.
The other biped trackway, LS7F, is characterized as tridactyl, mesaxonic, with broad heel impression and short digit impressions.
3-D Biped Walking over Rough Terrain Based on the Assumption of Point-Contact.
"Torso Inclination Enables Faster Walking in a Planar Biped Robot With Passive Ankles." Robotics, IEEE Transactions on 30, no.
That is how we started to develop the new walking biped robots such as the HRP series.
We have developed a biped humanoid robot named WABIAN-2R (Waseda Bipedal Humanoid--No.
It comes with removable biped, one six-dart clip, and six MEGA darts.
It's certainly the closest this biped has come to achieving his dream of solo flight.
unveiled Wednesday pictures showing inside a reactor unit of its crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant taken by a remote-controlled robot employing Honda Motor Co.'s Asimo biped machine.
Tears were shed in London's Barbican Centre in October, both on stage and in the audience, when the curtain came down on BIPED.
With three assumed condition, the ZMP equation for an n-DOF (degree of freedom) biped robot was simplified.
In the video clips, you can see Merce lifting the celestial Carolyn Brown in a sustained float in Septet, or the eerie mix of dancers and motion-capture figures in BIPED, or the humorous partnering of Pond Way.