iCub Crawling Robot

iCub is a robot platform; the intent is to explore the development of human-style cognition. Exploration techniques are an essential feature of human development, as anyone who raised a child knows.


(iCub crawling robot baby video)

iCub is defintely a step forward from earlier robot babies; take a look at M3-neoni:


(M3-neoni baby robot)

SF fans recall the robot child portrayed by Haley Joel Osment in Steven Spielberg's AI (from Brian Aldiss' excellent 1969 short story Super-Toys Last All Summer Long). I don't think he crawled, though.


(AI movie robot boy)

Via IEEE Spectrum. Read more about iCub Robot Humanoid Child , iCub Robot ARCHER Gets Weapons Training and iCub Gets Dextrous Hands.

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