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Humanoid Robot Projects Videos Robowaifu Technician 09/18/2019 (Wed) 04:02:08 No.374
I'd like to have a place to accumulate video links to various humanoid – particularly gynoid – robotics projects are out there. Whether they are commercial scale or small scale projects, if they involve humanoid robots post them here. Bonus points if it's the work of a lone genius. I'll start, Ricky Ma of Hong Kong created a stir by creating a gynoid that resembled Scarlett Johansson. It's an ongoing project he calls an art project. I think it's pretty impressive even if it can't walk yet. https://www.invidio.us/watch?v=ZoSfq-jHSWw === Instructions on how to use yt-dlp to save videos ITT to your computer: (>>16357)
Edited last time by Chobitsu on 05/21/2022 (Sat) 14:20:15.
>>9473 Also BTW I think I've posted this elsewhere, but here's the script I use for youtube-dl over Tor: >tor_ytdl_retry.sh #!/usr/bin/env bash maxtries=10 em="ERROR: Unable to download webpage: HTTP Error 429: Too Many Requests (caused by <HTTPError 429: 'Too Many Requests'>); please report this issue on https://yt-dl.org/bug . Make sure you are using the latest version; see https://yt-dl.org/update on how to update. Be sure to call youtube-dl with the --verbose flag and include its complete output." set -o pipefail while :; do { e=$(torsocks -i youtube-dl -i --write-description --write-auto-sub --sub-lang="en" "$@" 2>&1 >&3 3>&- | tee /dev/stderr 3>&-); } 3>&1 && exit [ $((--maxtries)) -gt 0 -a "$e" = "$em" ] || exit done YT tries to block this kind of download with a > HTTP Error 429: Too Many Requests b/c exit node. This script basically allows youtube-dl to ignore that up to 10 times and proceed anyway. >=== -add subtitle args
Edited last time by Chobitsu on 04/24/2021 (Sat) 18:05:29.
>>9473 I'm using Curl or Wget >To install it right away for all UNIX users (Linux, OS X, etc.), type: sudo curl -L https://yt-dl.org/downloads/latest/youtube-dl -o /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl >If you do not have curl, you can alternatively use a recent wget: sudo wget https://yt-dl.org/downloads/latest/youtube-dl -O /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl >You can also use pip: sudo pip install --upgrade youtube_dl
>>9480 Yup, that's definitely the way to go if you're on Linux, lad.
>>9480 >>9481 Oh wait. I just presumed you were referring to installing youtube-dl the first time. Once it's on your box, you simply run this command exactly as specified: sudo youtube-dl -U youtube-dl does the rest from there. (BTW on W*ndows, you don't need the 'sudo')
>>9357 >>9362 >>9470 >>9471 Just wanted to mention, that in some videos the guy is heating up PTFE (Teflon) without giving any warnings or claiming to wear a mask. Just don't do that. Wear a mask, or at lest do it outside, or in a garage where the door and a window or another door is open. Maybe also use a ventilator blowing the fumes away from your work. Doesn't matter if it smells or not and how bad, just don't.
This video is quite okay: https://youtu.be/s0NsPhTgZ-k - a take on "sexbots" by Pro Robots. It's not really negative, and a overview over the commercial projects. A bit pessimistic on how fast AI will advance, I hope. Also, of course not without "our" western values, but not very judgemental.
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I just found out about two Youtubers - 'Thomas Messerschmidt' and 'Hawaiisunfun' who have collaborated together to build a robowaifu called 'SimOne' (clever name!) There is even some code on Github and an article about how she was made in 'Servo' magazine (although to read the whole thing you have to sign up). Their Youtube channel showcasing SimOne: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLijUd-zqtQ9PZxuJNhs0_9ofYCa0L-JSe https://www.servomagazine.com/magazine/article/build-simone-the-ai-fembot At one point in the second video they say that SimOne uses a "WowWee Alive Elvis Animatronic Head" as the base for her own head, which I thought was a really smart move!
>>10009 Just a reminder that robohusbandos are off-topic here on /robowaifu/.
>>5136 Self-made valves for artificial (hydraulic) muscles, by Automaton Robotics: https://youtu.be/USFIZjUE4Us Full playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwBMfPfJtwyYZIH_rtEjXBHnixbhgD6Tw
For those who really only want to try out something cheap, even without a 3D printer (foamboard), but therefore soon, here some inspiration (from India or so, I guess): https://youtu.be/r58zgVHeq5s https://youtu.be/sqbxRnn8heU https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Sa3j7YisYc7zQRS9hs_QfiiJxAgJfoZP/view
>>10315 >those manic drilling-sequences kek. Impoverished men deserve to have robowaifus too. To the extent possible, IMO we here on /robowaifu/ should strive to find ways to economize on the resources needed to construct our robowaifus. And then share everything we know freely ofc. It's one of the reasons I've been working towards designs with very inexpensive construction materials such as drinking straws as structural members. The point is for literally thousands of men around the entire world making literally millions of robowaifus of every form imaginable. While countries that don't have an abundance of affluent White female liberals won't have anywhere near the pozz and feminism that we here in the West do, still these men are also burdened by it to. Or soon will be, as the Globohomo tightens it's death-grip on everyone. Men in these countries should be encouraged by us to learn the skills they need to do what they can with what they have. Thanks for finding & posting this here Anon, appreciated.
>>10179 Entertaining to watch, and that hand is killer literally.
im trying to make armitage real, anyone who wants to assist me is welcom
>>8713 The Dara dev is still on it. Humanoid male robot ( bc he's married), therefore a bit OT, but shows how dedication can move things forward: https://youtu.be/ygDFYg0iEig
>>9357 @therobotstudio is still on it. Testing a new 3D printed arm which seems to be very quiet while moving: https://youtu.be/5mIKlT3csTQ
>>9477 update: it seems there's been a minor change to the error message now. >tor_ytdl_retry.sh #!/usr/bin/env bash maxtries=10 em="ERROR: Unable to download webpage: HTTP Error 429: Too Many Requests (caused by <HTTPError 429: 'Too Many Requests'>); please report this issue on https://yt-dl.org/bug . Make sure you are using the latest version; type youtube-dl -U to update. Be sure to call youtube-dl with the --verbose flag and include its complete output." set -o pipefail while :; do { e=$(torsocks -i youtube-dl -i --write-description --write-auto-sub --sub-lang="en" "$@" 2>&1 >&3 3>&- | tee /dev/stderr 3>&-); } 3>&1 && exit [ $((--maxtries)) -gt 0 -a "$e" = "$em" ] || exit done
Here's a video with an overview of the available technologies needed to build humanoid robots. With examples from more task orient robots which are not all human-like. https://youtu.be/YVi1r-krFsg Here some videos on the state of human-like robots: https://youtu.be/9fQPG9DVrjg https://youtu.be/-DvYxmkea_U https://youtu.be/9UM8kpnLSNw
>>11748 Thanks Anon! Dang, this guy is both talented and based. The arm's design and the articulated waldo design are both minimalist 'to-the-point' looking, and very functional as well. I think we would all be wise to study this man's works more closely, particularly his more recent ones such as this arm. >Humanoid Project Video/10
>>11748 It seems to me this guy has solved the '3-axis problem' for the shoulder pretty handily. Not only is it economical in form, it looks to be practically spot-on in the biomimetics-sense too.
>>10179 Automaton dev is still working on his robot, thermoelectric muscle, artificial veins and testing continuous operation: https://youtu.be/t97KsdMKcBE Interview about nerve interface for an artificial hand: https://youtu.be/vWALLeVaMwo
>>12716 Our friend from therobotstudio is currently putting out live streams about testing his robotic arm and maybe more. I wasn't able to watch it, because I had to try to keep my mind on something else. I assume others might be interested, I'll try to watch it as well sometime: https://youtu.be/VIVK0dOc5kY https://youtu.be/FQkCbsynUVY
>>10179 >>13304 Related crosslink to Automatons work in the new actuator thread: >>13728, and in the old one >>10180
>Leo, Leonardo Humanoid robot with legs and capability of flying. Can skateboard and balance on a line: https://youtu.be/xI6IGkrLjho
Kibo-chan compilation 12: https://youtu.be/umRoMN3Ln4E
>>13863 Oh, this is neat. I had the idea to use flight as a crutch since programming real bipedal walking is so complex. The only problem is that it's so noisy. Maybe with a well-made AI it could learn how to move around gradually weakening its reliance on flight.
>>14076 Kibo-chan a cute! CUTE!!! >yfw they grow up so fast... ;~; Anon is making such excellent progress with his dear little Kibo-chan. Thanks for posting this Anon. >=== -add hotlink
Edited last time by Chobitsu on 11/08/2021 (Mon) 09:37:00.
Ameca Humanoid Robot AI Platform (Engineered Arts): https://youtu.be/IPukuYb9xWw Byrun, walking robot (Engineered Arts): https://youtu.be/BaW25b1KFpc Simple walking robot: https://youtu.be/AfTCoQhTDTw Dynamic human-robot interaction: https://youtu.be/796Q8Ln7tDU Automaton robotics hand holds 26 kg: https://youtu.be/oZJrTzw95Ag Hydraulic humanoid robot 'LIGHT': https://youtu.be/aVqlnwyfUiA GITEX 2021 Robot Exhibition: https://youtu.be/QQXvxZp_hPk
Another Engineered Arts Mesmer video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTny-MYb4tE The reason I'm posting this is that, in a comment, they said they've "been thinking about an open-source version!" While the Mesmer platform as it stands might not be fit for robowaifu (way too expensive), having a professionally designed animatronic head to build off of could be a hell of a boost. Fellow anons, do us all a favor if you don't mind and show Engineered Arts some interest in the open source version!
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Thoroughly in depth video on the history of MaSiRo that clearly shows exactly how she works. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7C33JQVZBuY
>>16350 Thanks Kywy! She's actually quite impressive seeing her in action. I just wish there was a translation of the text, I don't read Moon yet :^). === BTW, it occurs to me that some newer anons here may not know how to download robowaifu videos ahead of time just in case TPTB decide they need to be memory-holed. Better safe than sorry right, Anon? :^) >Warning: These following instructions are only for you if you are comfortable using the Linux terminal, etc. So (running on a *NIX, obvs.) run these commands to install yt-dlp if you haven't yet: sudo curl -L https://github.com/yt-dlp/yt-dlp/releases/latest/download/yt-dlp -o /usr/local/bin/yt-dlp sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/yt-dlp You can confirm it's installed by asking it's version afterwards: yt-dlp -v It's also a good idea to: a) download subtitles b) download descriptions c) hide your power-level Accordingly, here's a handy script you can use for doing all three at once. >note: Tor is needed for this script to work. You do have Tor installed on your systems, right Anon? Change to your home directory: cd ~ Fire up (neo)vim and create a script file: vim tor_ytdl_retry.sh Insert this text and save: #!/usr/bin/env bash maxtries=10 em="Unable to download webpage: HTTP Error 429: Too Many Requests" set -o pipefail while :; do { e=$(torsocks -i yt-dlp -i --write-description --write-auto-sub --write-sub --sub-lang="en" "$@" 2>&1 >&3 3>&- | tee /dev/stderr 3>&-); } 3>&1 && exit [ $((--maxtries)) -gt 0 -a "$e" = "$em" ] || exit done This will repeat a failed download if YT gives you a 429 error. Occasionally YT changes error message text (among several other things). If you get a new version of 429, just replace the em="..." above with a copy of w/e it turns out being. Now make the script executable (user + read/execute permissions) chmod u+rx tor_ytdl_retry.sh That's it. You're all set now to run this script from w/e directory. So to grab this video Kywy just linked, you first cd into your robowaifu directory in your Videos folder: cd Videos/RW/ >you do have a robowaifu directory in your Videos folder, right Anon? Then run your new script to DL that video like this: ~/tor_ytdl_retry.sh https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7C33JQVZBuY (just adapt the URI to w/e video you're grabbing, Anon) Now that you've got your own personal copy of the video, you can watch it anytime, online or off, like this: mpv '手繋ぎメイドロボット”ましろ”ができるまで  (2018~2021の記録) [7C33JQVZBuY].webm' (again, just adapt the mpv playback command to w/e video ofc) SAVE.EVERYTHING.ANON. :^) Cheers. >=== -edit 429 error msg text -minor prose edit -add 'mpv playback' cmnt -edit chmod mode to 'user' -add 'do have RW dir' cmnt
Edited last time by Chobitsu on 05/22/2022 (Sun) 04:42:02.
>>14578 >>14624 Thanks for the videos Anon. The Byrun 'walking' video is rather interesting to me personally. At least Engineered Arts is actually addressing some just some, mind you of the complexities involved this miraculous'simple' act of kinematics. They still don't seem to get the importance of keeping mass and slung/thrown weight down. How are they going to power this thing and for how long, lol? But they are obvs going for the military market with their operation (kek at the Terminator head posed on his table). Shame tbh. Still, there is something to be learned by studying their work, we'll just do it smarter & better. :^)
>>16357 Thanks for this helpful tool! >>16373 From what I can tell, that robot is designed to be plugged in 24/7. (Judging from its heavy duty frame.) I completely ovelooked it at first due to the obvious mass issues but, that knee mechanism is genuinely worth interesting. >We'll just do it smarter & better. :^) You know it Chobitsu! :^)
>>16375 >Thanks for this helpful tool! Y/w. Tbh, we have lots of video links here on our board. Someday, we might think about adding some kind of extension for Bumpmaster/Waifusearch to parse & download them all for Anon automatically? We have actually had a few memory-holed on us already, and it would have been nice to have preserved those from back in the day. >You know it Chobitsu! :^) Onward!
>>16799 Sorry, I posted this before looking into it myself, in case someone was interested and had some time at hand. All four videos are quite similar and just some short view on a part. He has made much better videos during the last few months (only some examples): Arm design: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bGd29pLvSo Tendon driven arm that copies the human anatomy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSfAYeBmSOw Waving arms around: https://www.youtube.com/shorts/g-wky64QD7Q
Therewhile in China (EX Robot): https://youtu.be/tEDXba5GaH0
Artbyrobot on YouTube, a very ambitious (maybe a bit delusional) guy with the plan to build a powerful humanoid robot, not sure if male or female: https://youtu.be/6UOFTFJ0elQ Playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhd7_i6zzT5-MbwGz2gMv6RJy5FIW_lfn
>>16799 >>16819 >>16868 >>16901 Great stuff Anons, thanks.
Clone (formerly Automaton) Silent water pump: https://youtu.be/6yWyerfQMR4 Fingers holding 30 kg: https://youtu.be/zA8QS2tp7e4
>>17076 Cool, thanks!
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I could use a small dose of dear Kibo-chan to brighten my day. :^)
>>17662 Link to the build? Looks like your typical painstakingly hand-tuned animitronics doing something cute for clicks with no sensor feedback but I'd love to be proven wrong.
>>17665 I'd recommend using Waifusearch, Anon. I believe Kibo-chan's Papa holds court on Tw*tter, IIRC.
>>17666 Looked it up and wasn't impressed. Even less impressed by the effort put into the multiple social media accounts and patreon versus basically non-existent engineering rigor.
>>17672 Fair enough. I suppose you could do something here that suits you better instead? I'm sure we'd all enjoy it if you did Anon. I for one would certainly appreciate learning from you on it.
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>>17815 >CHI EA '21: Extended Abstracts of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems https://dl.acm.org/doi/abs/10.1145/3411763.3451543 (more videos)
>>17815 >Hatsuki Cutieroid Wonderful stuff Anon, thanks! I'm particularly pleased that this team is insistent of supporting otaku's expectations for this. That ofc, is the only way they will be able to succeed in a big way with this robowaifu. If they do this right--particularly if they successfully enable her to walk autonomously--then they will in fairly short-order likely become literal billionaires. This work should be very inspirational for us Anons here too! :^) (funny how they are combining many ideas we've already discussed in some depth on /robowaifu/ for years now heh) Godspeed to their team.

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