Romeo humanoid robot
This human robot is 1.4 metres high and weighs 40 kg.
37-degree freedom of movement via a spine with four vertebrae
A composite leg exoskeleton
A partially soft fuselage
A new and safer limb control system
An impressive communication system
The robot responds by natural speech and gestures to perform tasks such as closing the trashcan, lifting a cup with its four fingers-hand, or retrieving food from the kitchen.
Romeo will join a long line of robots that are intended to entertain and help care. Bruno Maisonnier, founder and CEO of Aldebaran. Work on the Romeo project started in early 2009 with a budget of € 10 million, of which about half has been financed by the government.