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Meet Isamu, the humanoid robot (with RTLinux inside)

Jul 20, 2001 — by Rick Lehrbaum — from the LinuxDevices Archive — 2 views takes a look at Isamu, a humanoid robot.

Isamu stands 53 inches tall, weighs 121 pounds, and walks at over one mile per hour. Not only that, Isamu climbs up and down stairs, carries 4-pound objects in its hand-like grippers, and even recognizes human faces via its dual-camera stereo vision system.

Oh, and Isamu has a “brain” that consists of a dual-Pentium computer running RTLinux.

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