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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)
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Recorded one month ago by the Speecys guy. I think this is almost beautiful tbh. Found via anon's post >>1310.

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Very interesting development on joints, this wrist mechanism using a parallel or delta style approach is easy to manufacture for how complex it is and could work for the neck/ankle/hip too. There's a link to a github in the comments to 3d print your own.

That site also has another project for a humanoid robot project here, the GPLv3 software it uses is still being updated.
That joint is effin amazing tbh. At first I just assumed it was so flexible because the connecting elements were just squishy (and therefore not strong). Now that I realize the entire thing made of metal alone I have to say I'm pretty impressed with that clever design. Nice.
Not exactly link but, well...
Sage for double-posting.
Thanks for the videos anon. Please post more of them in this thread.
They post videos and updates on their twitter pages.
I like this two projects. The ST-01 seems like something the lapis anon (>>266) would like to see.
BTW, we don't have any of the previous WEBM, MP4, etc. video files from before. Please dump any you have ITT, thanks anon.
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>They post videos and updates on their (((twatter))) pages.
Thank you for you're sacrifice, anon. I doff my horseface to you.

Yes, I like them both. I hope I'll be doing a roboface practical study myself before Christmas.
Thanks for the joint, GREAT! What about the sources of the other projects? Names, Twitter handles, Youtube? Poppy project: https://www.youtube.com/c/PoppyprojectOrgVideos Nigel the InMoov robot, step by step: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWfchL316sg1B4hMTQJYUm0EOzYYsHve3 Fembot Erica: https://www.youtube.com/user/HiroshiIshiguroLab https://youtu.be/0yUyBuUcM3Y
This guy printed this great joint mechanism from >1348, but doesn't supply any infos about the files, comments and also saving is turned off 🤦🏼‍♂️ https://youtu.be/RXhtcWz5GBg I guess we would find the files on Thingiverse or alternatives, though.
>>4392 >comments and also saving is turned off Use youtube-dl, and then just youtube-dl https://youtu.be/RXhtcWz5GBg to save any videos from YT. BTW, just an FYI; when cross-linking to another post, use two greater than chars, like this: >>4392 That way, the rest of us can either hover over the link, or click it to follow. Also when you want your post to be associated with a previous post, like this: >>4392 then you simply click the little post ID number at the end of the first row of the post.
>>4389 Thanks for the links Anon. These are good, on-topic links for all of us here.
There's a short new vid from Automaton, the polish guy with his project of building a pneumatic humanoid robot with pneumatic hands. He upgraded to better valves and magnetic encoders in the new hand: https://youtu.be/gWvkhKPgqZA
Robot X, by James Bruton, available since 2018 as open source, more or less the full body, human sized, able to walk bipedal... https://youtu.be/nH1_8J6itIs
Also, this thread here >>366 has basically the same topic. Mixed videos about projects in general.
I just wanted to watch this video https://youtu.be/L6qI9wFjRTc for relaxation, and thought explicitly it won't be worth putting it in here. But there are several human-like robot projects I never heard of, or forgot about them. And they claim that they're 3d printable. Didn't look into the details yet, though. - Plen2 - Jimmy project - Rosa the Robot - Igus humanoid - Thormang 3 Of course, I already knew about Poppy and InMoov.
>>5452 Poppy is the most impressive of those to me with human-like movement and gait. I wonder how long it will take to prototype and build a full robowaifu when Poppy takes 7 hours to assemble with ready-made parts and instructions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52Lqz3xDBvc
>>5454 I dont know, Poppy is based on very expensive servos. I'm impressed, but not that much. If I had the time and knowledge, and maybe soon this will be the case, then I would take the files and combine it with cheaper sensors in the joints and cheaper motors, also maybe some pneumatics.
>>5358 Had a good look at James Bruton's "Performance Robots". He uses fairly expensive ODrive brushless DC motor drivers ($119 dollars each and there's three per robot). The movement of the arms was very impressive. However, the main drawback I could see in his design was the stiffness of the torso. There was very little sideways motion and not much more front-back movement either. Basically what we need is a version of the Poppy torso but using much cheaper servo motors.
>>5563 Okay, very interesting. He said it was only a showcase, not something to copy anyways, so I don't mind that it has downsides. He showed that he can develop something that walks, and three hundred something for to main motors is quite a difference to 6-7k for the Poppy servos (maybe it's cheaper now).
High speed arm movement: https://youtu.be/hW6rdAClX_8 Same: https://youtu.be/c7rhiCto4Kg Talos: https://youtu.be/xUeApfMAKAE Talos balancing: https://youtu.be/lX6Q0zgFut0 Paula Petcu's project, neck design: https://youtu.be/GJRW8hP-Jcs Breathing emulation: https://youtu.be/NU-z-k3renQ Ghost in the Shell: https://youtu.be/KosBvDyWgnA Ghost in the Shell: https://youtu.be/WxUoqIrXd9E Aster 3D: https://youtu.be/O1vQXPAOv9M HRP-4C Outdoor: https://youtu.be/4bYRqRIReuY Same: https://youtu.be/YvbAqw0sk6M Terminator T-800: https://youtu.be/aKflhTrRh2k Socibot in the wild: https://youtu.be/BK-rsNP7AHg Md Tussaud Sh: https://youtu.be/PqnrTfMMnz0 Some of the vids are already in the thread for walking/legs or the one for actuators. Didn't check to much. If they're about something specific like walking, hands or the actuators then they might be there.
>>7351 > Didn't check to much. If they're about something specific like walking, hands or the actuators then they might be there. Don't worry about it Anon, just dump anything you consider interesting for us ITT. Now that we have an indexing thread too, eventually we should all be able to sort where everything is for ourselves. Thanks for these videos.
A InMoov video from his creator himself, fom 2016: https://youtu.be/2sZOyCBbows - nice overview but it also shows the limits: Noise of the motors, difficulty to understand commands, limits of using only AIML, slow processing on a tablet from 2016 and maybe using the net for responses, cant move his legs, ... Though, this came later, here: https://youtu.be/nri0cCRRVH8 and https://youtu.be/Bn39OzLrtyk
BTW, a Nanon on nano/g created a simple BASH script that retries youtube-dl downloads up to 10 times automatically if Y*utube rejects a torsocks-based connection with a 429 error. You ARE using Tor to download anything from any G*ogle properties, aren't you, Anon? :^) >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 "$@" 2>&1 >&3 3>&- | tee /dev/stderr 3>&-); } 3>&1 && exit [ $((--maxtries)) -gt 0 -a "$e" = "$em" ] || exit done
>>8439 Thanks, but I wrote a probably better script in a more readable language a while ago. It's on some SD card somewhere, I hope. Currently I don't need it. >Tor I'm using the official Youtube app on my Android tablet, where I'm logged into my Google account, where they have my debit card data. I'm not using Tor for archiving with Youtube-dl, because I'm assuming that these IPs wouldn't make it easier to download many files.
>>8440 >I'm using the official Youtube app on my Android tablet, where I'm logged into my Google account, where they have my debit card data. Haha, fair enough. What else can I say to that? :^) >I'm not using Tor for archiving with Youtube-dl, because I'm assuming that these IPs wouldn't make it easier to download many files. 'Easier' isn't really the point, but yes, I'd say that's a fair assessment, Anon. Cheers.
You know, I'd say we have a couple hundred links to videos here, and at least that much from the older board that haven't been reposted here as of yet. We should devise some alternative backups somewhere for all of these once G*ogle higher-ups decide "ALL POTENTIALLY DIY ROBOWAIFU-RELATED CONTENT SHALL BE CANCEL-CULTURED HENCEFORWARD". We all know they eventually will, it's just a matter of time. We should be planning and acting proactively on this Anons.
>>8442 by 'here', i mean all of /robowaifu/ ofc.
>>8442 I don't think they can do that, bc these are mostly maker videos. Or at least their motivation to do that isn't high enough. Downloading them should be sufficient for now. BitTorrent would be the easiest way to share the backups, but the IP addresses would be open or VPN/Tor required. I don't know enough about MEGA and such platforms. Something like Freenetproject would be overkill, until it isn't. Some years ago I2P worked better for file sharing via torrents than Tor.
>>8444 To a degree, I'd say I broadly agree. However, we explicitly had a few from the 8/robowaifu/ days that were deleted by Youtube. They weren't explicitly sexual, but obviously ecchi-oriented and provisionally sexdoll/robowaifu capable. For example a Japanese man had created a VR-waifu, with a mechanical masturbation machine synced with the animation. Obviously echii, but fully clothed and the man simply sat near the machine to indicate general usage. There were (and are) far more sexual things openly on Youtube. This one was pulled IMO simply b/c it threatened women's stranglehold on sex (that ultimately robowaifus represent to them as well). This was a pretty well-known example, but there were other ones even more tame pulled as well. Things will get worse for men in general in this whole area in the future as the Marxists and neolibs quadruple-down on their gynocentrism.
>>8445 That's a valid problem to some extend, but also more a nuisance than a showstopper for development. Also, this is mainly a problem if the owner won't upload it somewhere else by himself (Bitchute, Lbry, ...). MGTOW.tv got their app taken down by Google, btw. However, they're working on extending their site to the whole menosphere, which clearly includes us.
>>8446 Good points. Maybe we should consider an account on lbry or something? I have literally hundreds of videos at least tangentially-related to robowaifus downloaded over the years (including the one mentioned above of the Japanese guy & his VR-waifu simulator).
>>8449 I don't know enough about it. Which platform is the best? Are they allowing uploads of vids from someone else? ... LBRY never worked very well on my tablet whenever I tried. One big advantage of YouTube is, that they create vids in different resolutions and one can de- or increase the resolution while watching.
>>8450 I don't know, but I intend to find out soon. The question isn't whether Y*utube is the most powerful video content delivery system atm, it clearly is. And why they arrogantly flaunt their monopoly, again, at the moment. Many are getting fed up with G*ogle and their shit, and competitive alternatives will arise to replace them if they keep it up. Maybe LBRY is, maybe it'll be someone else. Regardless, we need to save everything of any value to us here as we prepare for the deplatforming that is coming for us.
This guy builds a humanoid robot, to some extend based on scans of human bones - DARA project channel: https://youtube.com/c/DARARobot Description: https://youtu.be/ygDFYg0iEig[Embed] Hands: >>8700 Feet: >>8704 Thingyverse: https://www.thingiverse.com/willy1067/designs >From a young age, I was attracted to engineering. Building things. However, I grew up and had to adult, so I made signs for my own company www.pinellas-sign-manufacturer.com. >Now, I have more time for myself and decided to follow my childhood dream of building things. >I bought a 3D Printer a few months ago (February 2017), and in no time I was designing parts and building robotic hands parts from the design I created many years ago. >What is the difference with my design, compared to other robotic out there? Well... mine only uses one motor, and a new technology called Bio-Metal as actuators. As of September 23, I can proudly say that my first finger is finally designed, printed, and in working order. Moving to the next parts now. head, neck, eyes, body. >When I finish with al the parts with small motors, I will then move on with my one to many motor. http://www.dararobot.com
Thanks for letting us know Anon.
>>9357 After watching it I'm still woundering why I saw no one building something alike, though some variants require SLS printed (laser/powder) parts. However, in another case they're using Polymorph to model things by hand. Two extremes. >26 DCX maxonmotors I think they start at 50$, but cost rather more. >Files on Thingyverse, search for "therobotstudio" >full pull 2 youtube-dl -i --write-description https://youtu.be/XX3eG2hWybs https://youtu.be/jrCeb0JaZYY https://youtu.be/Xzs8cBcru4g https://youtu.be/PTNdDwtXfWU https://youtu.be/YiKXDV0B17w https://youtu.be/8yLiMXVUD2M https://youtu.be/j4JojoY-jDA https://youtu.be/iZe_E_Shs-M https://youtu.be/ycJir0GoDU4 https://youtu.be/yxktJP4pg2Y https://youtu.be/_7KpAFvlVdY https://youtu.be/irPGl2WW-JA https://youtu.be/O0NzNKF14os https://youtu.be/w0TLQHj2l5s https://youtu.be/E--WuUH2Pto https://youtu.be/ZET7e-ldhaM https://youtu.be/Htnq5ytj70s https://youtu.be/MA8_MGaNqUA https://youtu.be/ffReTt6UCwg https://youtu.be/33S_TbyrTQE https://youtu.be/Tg2vtl1xbJc https://youtu.be/1JgyHewDNFU >7+ freaking years old!!1!
>>9470 That Polymorph stuff is sweet. I'll have to look into obtaining some of it at some point. I'm sort of a natural sculptor. Maybe I can fashion some robowaifu parts that way first, and then make casting molds of them for small production runs on kits, etc. >full pull 2 a) probably a bit better for everyone to place a list like that inside a code-block, so it works smoothly as a terminal copypasta: youtube-dl -i --write-description https://youtu.be/XX3eG2hWybs https://youtu.be/jrCeb0JaZYY https://youtu.be/Xzs8cBcru4g https://youtu.be/PTNdDwtXfWU https://youtu.be/YiKXDV0B17w https://youtu.be/8yLiMXVUD2M https://youtu.be/j4JojoY-jDA https://youtu.be/iZe_E_Shs-M https://youtu.be/ycJir0GoDU4 https://youtu.be/yxktJP4pg2Y https://youtu.be/_7KpAFvlVdY https://youtu.be/irPGl2WW-JA https://youtu.be/O0NzNKF14os https://youtu.be/w0TLQHj2l5s https://youtu.be/E--WuUH2Pto https://youtu.be/ZET7e-ldhaM https://youtu.be/Htnq5ytj70s https://youtu.be/MA8_MGaNqUA https://youtu.be/ffReTt6UCwg https://youtu.be/33S_TbyrTQE https://youtu.be/Tg2vtl1xbJc https://youtu.be/1JgyHewDNFU b) while I didn't do it (I was relying on your title listing already provided), it's always a more comfortable experience for everyone having some idea what we're getting into before we start a download, heh. :^) Regardless, thanks again Anon. Much appreciated!
One other thing to mention Anon, always good to keep youtube-dl updated regularly: sudo youtube-dl -U as YT regularly changes their page interface, (apparently primarily in an attempt to foil youtube-dl users from being able to use the tool).
>>9470 That's pretty sweet. Looks like he has his robot standing fully upright without suspension or support.
>>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
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>>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
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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-comments --write-subs --sub-lang en --write-auto-subs "$@" 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 -add '--write-comments' script param -edit script to prefer non-autogenerated subs
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>>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.
Those who are on discord anyways, could keep an eye on pib.rocks, a community around building a humanoid robot. The even advertise on YouTube. The already have some partial humanoid robot design for download. It's basically just something like InMoov, not a robowaifu, no especially interesting approach visible so far, standard servos and such, and on the other hand in their mission statement they're focused on the more difficult but less usefull things like "bringing me coffee". Anyways, it might be interesting to keep an eye on. https://youtu.be/F2Cb2GbpBek https://youtu.be/RW7_2w_XQl8 Btw, they're most likely going to be pozzed, but maybe not so much in regards to women: Germany, Nuernberg, lefty city full of (mohammadan) immigrants. Then again, a third of their team seems to be women, which might be one more reason why their robot doesn't look like a waifu. Their selection of music for their videos also sucks.
Ryan Gross wanted to build a humanoid robot, 5 years ago: https://www.youtube.com/@ryangross6886 His arm design might still be useful to look at and learn from it. I don't think it can directly be used, because it's too thick and short to a human forearm. But the hand might be useful. The servo size is 40.7 × 19.7 × 42.9 mm, those or some alternative actuators could be spread out differently. We would have to compare this to SophieDevs design, and others. https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2269115 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2ddw3MQl9g
>>18742 Thanks Anon, nice assembly vid. Thread-related (complete w/ improved design): > (Proto1 All Parts - >>6323)
This guy here is also working on some little gynoid, which he calls robot waifu. Did check the videos yet myself. The irony is, I found him by using parts from his ball jointed doll design for my own assembly testing, work on my framework and improvement of my skills here: >>18780 and following postings. Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@morgunnenteprises Some videos: https://youtu.be/_MSTxdQFEPY https://youtu.be/EA24SQeB0tE https://youtu.be/7Ng31XcrGCI https://youtu.be/mKtbqvlhOCI https://youtu.be/Mz-ojkW5vLc https://youtu.be/6npDEdEaTf4
>>18797 Good find anon
>>18797 This is great stuff Anon, thanks. He's really come a long way. Maybe Kiwi can use some ideas from his project for our MaidCom project here too?
>>18797 >>18842 I am a great fan of them and their work. I invited them to join us but, haven't heard back. The concept of a doll on a mobility platform is definitely very tempting. Especially from a modularity standpoint.
>>18846 >The concept of a doll on a mobility platform is definitely very tempting. Especially from a modularity standpoint. Yes. His very cool triwheel platform was specifically the first thing that caught my in in regards to MaidCom. But he's got some other nice ideas as well. I hope he joins us soon Kiwi.
>>18846 > The concept of a doll on a mobility platform is definitely very tempting. Especially from a modularity standpoint. He should either make her removable from the platform and sex-enabled in a future iteration, or just use a dress instead of non-functional legs, though. With the dress he could add a fake stepping mechanism while rolling like the one Masiro uses.
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>>18846 >>18851 I think some devs are sprinters and others marathon runners, and we complement each other. Though the sprinters might drop out after they completed some low hanging fruits approach, while the risk for the marathon runners is that we might read, plan and think to much and never get started. Okay, I may have went a bit overboard with the metaphors... Essentially, I think he might just be done with it, and he got so far because he picked a rather fast and easy route. We are so far behind, because for most of us here that waifu wouldn't be good enough anyways. This really isn't meant dismissive at all, but is anyone going to replicate her? Or trying to improve on that design? I don't think so, it won't scale up and she isn't sex-enabled. It's a good showcase and motivator that shows what one guy can archive with enough dedication, but the active members here have simply higher ambitions.
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>>18888 C-checked! I think you're correct Anon, and yes I think the two different perspectives & goals are complimentary to one another. Its kind of like the difference between satisfied with a Visual/Virtual Waifu, and continuing to work until we have (at least near) life-sized robowaifus. Even our /doll/ frens have much to teach us IMO. Let the sprinters encourage the Marathon runners, and likewise everyone in between. Together, we're all gonna make it! >also Another thread-related project. Robot waifu - MAG first body test https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wf8w_BeMKvc ROBOT WAIFU Animation Rig MAG https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JBccohx8LY
>>19217 Thanks Anon, glad to see their work.
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ASMR: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpmelgAQJG8 Expression of the Jaw: https://imgur.com/gallery/p4srirF Molding Doll Body: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwFCTCFMs58 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09l4EPOsAmU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKy3pFaOaFI Head and Eyes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcJIhpvyF_0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1akFxpmBgU In bed (no audio): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnsqZ9RviyY Animation (preview how it should be at some point): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJC8Wq7n1SM Building a Robot - Playlist (without videos above): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlxy9YmJezwpqCJh5K7kbHRkyCutFPYxg Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/DIYSexDolls/ Imgur (NSFW) with some tips and may comments: https://imgur.com/user/ReanimatorNine The blue one is just a doll, not a robot. I like that he even went so far putting in some artificial teeth, which I plan to do as well.
>>19218 Yeah, but his robots aren't very pretty, tbh. Also he's nuts if he thinks she's "sentient" in a meaningful way, because she says so. Not that this term means what people think or imply anyways.
Jinn may not be open source, but it does have a design that is easily interrogated. Easy to understand how it works visually and could help with inspiration. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XX3sPtZMVg
>>20777 >digits Neat! Thanks Kiwi.
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Rather tutorials, than videos, but this thread is about "humanoid robots" while the other one is about "waifu robot projects": >ASPIR is the spiritual successor to Halley, the Ambassador Robot 001 (2015), a popular low-cost, open-source, 2.6-foot laser-cut humanoid robot. ASPIR: https://www.instructables.com/ASPIR-Full-Size-3D-Printed-Humanoid-Robot/ >A 2.6 foot remote-operated humanoid robot designed to be capable of emulating human communication. Halley:https://www.instructables.com/Halley-Ambassador-Robot-001/
>>20841 Pretty neat NoidoDev, thanks.
>>17662 I'm impressed. It moves fairly well. Put some sort of computing in it and it could be useful. Got to start somewhere. it's far more than I have.
>>18742 >Ryan Gross That's also very impressive. I'm always finding new stuff on this site. Thanks for these great resources.
>>21549 Always glad to hear it's helpful Anon. Keep finding interesting things, and let us all know too! :^)
Walking robot (ARTEMIS) just doing walking robot things. :^) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTkupawAG6w
10 humanoid robot workers compared: https://youtu.be/z9JlI2ZmqAU From all the humanoid robots for actual work, the ones from Giant AI seems to be the closest to robowaifus. Female look, they do the arm movement with strings, and the cameras on the sides of the head would even be acceptable for someone who wants something very human looking. Not so different from Chii and some others. Though, the hands are still to big. Aside from that they do obvious things like segmentation and focus (like probably anyone else). Never heard of them before I watched the video above (or they slipped my mind). Their videos are fun to watch. Dance: https://youtu.be/C8RIKIb9OnM Music: https://youtu.be/fhtIhJfDQ74 Vision: https://youtu.be/QQJwKtk8kPY Tour: https://youtu.be/geDtadXvmjk Channel: https://youtube.com/@GiantAI-ev7hf
>>23221 Thanks Noidodev! :^)
>Fourier Intelligence's GR-1: Igniting a New Wave of General-Purpose Humanoid Robots: >Height 1.6m, Weight 50kg >Name: Sonnie https://youtu.be/KoAEaZm1Hw4 https://robots.fourierintelligence.com https://fftai.com/about/ This channel here is related (I think, it's the dev): https://www.youtube.com/@petercui7152 >Sonnie is a humanoid robot developed by our team. The Sonnie Humanoid Robot features a meticulously designed physical structure, consisting of 34 compliant force-controlled actuators. Its biomimetic torso configuration closely mimics human anatomy. The legs are equipped with four high torque density actuators, which are capable of precise force control. The robot's arms has 7 degrees of freedom, providing the same level of freedom as a human. With 3 degrees of freedom in the waist and head, it achieves lifelike movement control. If you are interested in this humanoid robot, feel free to contact me (peter.htcui@gmail.com). :-) Sanctuary on the other hand, doesn't focus on walking: >Newly unveiled Sanctuary AI Pheonix humanoid robot is the sixth generation of solutions from Sanctuary AI. The company was formed in 2018 with the mission to develop a general purpose humanoid robot in a form factor similar to an average sized human. https://youtu.be/Q10A8Zkfd_M
>>24585 Some comment: >Sonnie is a humanoid robot developed by the Peter&David‘s Team for over a year. It stands 165cm tall, weighs 55KG, and has 34 joints, enabling it to perform actions such as fast walking, turning, obstacle avoidance, precise picking, going up and down slopes, and waving. >However, Fourier Intelligence "took away" Peter&David Team‘s research achievements, rebranded Sonnie as GR-1, and falsely claimed it to be their own "self-developed" humanoid robot with years of technical accumulation. In reality, the original research team was dismissed. In mid-May of this year, Fourier Intelligence's CEO personally led a team to the Beijing office and took away all humanoid robots, robotic arms, robot dogs, and the code from employee computers. >Initially, Fourier Intelligence was a company focused on medical equipment, and Peter&David‘s team provided technical support for rehabilitation robots. At the same time, Peter&David‘s team also recruited some professionals in the field of robotics, who built upon the existing achievements to complete the development of the humanoid robot, Sonnie. >Even though Fourier Intelligence obtained Peter&David‘s humanoid robot, they lack the support of the original research team, making it impossible to fully restore Sonnie's functionality or conduct further iterations, as well as preventing mass production.
>>24586 This sort of shenanigans is one good example of why everything needs to be permissively-licensed. If the IP is already out on the table for the entire world to use, then no scheming & scoundrelling is feasible for would-be exploiters, heh. Everyone will be on an even playing field. :^) Thanks for this information NoidoDev, good stuff!
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Kibo-chan compilation #16 https://youtu.be/D7r3OtatAjE
>>24608 Dear Kibo-chan has new upgrades! They grow up so fast ;~;
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>>25348 Thanks, but please add some description next time. It's about Masiro and colleagues, doing some things like handing over papers (the menu), reacting to a bell, taking an order, handing over a can of something (coffee probably).
Paul Gould is working on reverse engineering the Tesla Bot. They've implemented the linkages used in the leg aling with with 3D printed planetary roller ballscrew linear actuators. These actuators are driven via brushless motors with magnetic encoders and appear to be using FOC algorithms for quiet and efficient operation. https://youtube.com/shorts/HTW9JKMgZiw?si=WY-jSKIAbvpvD8Jm https://youtube.com/shorts/jx1_r0p7rl4?si=z7drhAjjAKEIPEgT
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A 'top 10' countdown (in no particular order of quality) of humanoid robots (purportedly """female""" ones :^) Most are well-known ones already. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5NfhG4oM64
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNRkaOacph8 Has this ever been posted here before? Its a life-size Miku robot project I think he made it mostly out of foam, there's cabling and electronics in it He wanted to make his own character for this kinda project so he invented Adachi Rei (UTAU) you can look this up
>>25567 I'm curious, but is it legal? Isn't the Tesla Bot patented? Plus, wouldn't buyers have to sign some sort of contract, forbidding them from modding, or doing something with the bot? Wouldn't it leave Paul open to lawsuits?
>>25574 have to prove financial loss first, just like bmw cant go after mechanics for explaining how their weird diva manifold works or repairing or modifying them because its an idiotic design but they can easily sue another manufacturer where its obvious they copied it in their engine
>>25573 >life-size Miku Yes, "missile39": >>5361 and following (links) like >>8807
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A dancing Miku figure which appears to be a Frame Music Girl Hatsune Miku with some modification. (Link for information; https://www.hlj.com/frame-music-girl-hatsune-miku-maruttoys-ver-tamotu-miku-ver-kbyfg-145 ) There appears to be 2 servos actuating her mounting rod to move her body relying on the dynamics which emerge from the kinematic chains in her joints relative to her fixed in place feet. Her arms rely on two servos each, to move rotate her arms at the shoulder in two axis. Picrel for better understanding. https://twitter.com/COOGO00/status/1690200389549965313 >=== -patch hotlink
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>>25616 Neat! Thanks Kiwi this is nice. Also, I like her matching totally-not-a-tachikoma sidekick. > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxhCBsokytY
>>25573 >Has this ever been posted here before? Yep we were talking about this project back in our OG days on 8ch. Thanks Anon! Please keep us all up to date on this Japanon's project! Cheers. :^)
>>24870 The man has real talent. >>25463 Neat, thanks Anon. :^) >>25567 Very cool. We here on /robowaifu/ wish him good luck with his engineering work! >=== -add add'l resp
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>>25573 If we are also including smaller versions of Miku then we cannot foget the RozenZebet version. This is from 2012 when he was still putting the batteries in the upper legs, so there was no hip rotation servo yet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jprw-0cY8I
>>25624 A cute! Thanks for reminding us all, Anon. :^)
>>25571 >Most are well-known ones already. Yes, it's always the same with this kind of videos. They make more and more videos with clickbait titles and thumbnails, but it's the same old robots over and over again. I might actually have killed one of the most successful of such channels by reporting it. It was full of fake news. This kind of channels popping up was really annoying. Some people interested in science and astronomy in particular also had issues with the enormous amount of BS videos around such topics, so there was a campaign to report these channels for fake news. Now the new ones in regards to gynoids seem to be a bit more careful, e.g. stating that the robots are actually not new and won't be available to buy this year. Also, the ranking of the video here is very absurd and I had videos of Erika with much a better voice.
>>25632 > I might actually have killed one of the most successful of such channels by reporting it. Thank you for your service NoidoDev. '_'7 I'm fairly sure much of this comes from the British tabloid-type """news""" services -- the same ones that do support the horrid "WE MUST DESTROY SEX ROBOTS" past-shelf-life feminists. They are clearly just attempting to create/ride sensationalism, and serve little benefit to humanity. >tl;dr The Globohomo loves these type groups.
New MaSiRo project video, practically a walk through on how to build her. Featuring details into her leg mechanism and her upper body balancing mechanism. Including the use of springs for inertial compensation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEtmSrlPDhI
>>26004 >"Today, let's build Totally-Not-Chii & her sister" < US$20K ... About what I predicted for a prototype phase, interesting. Excellent, thanks Kiwi! yt-dlp -i --write-description --write-comments --write-subs --sub-lang en --write-auto-subs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEtmSrlPDhI SAVE.EVERYTHING. :^)
>>26243 Neat, thanks Anon! I'd be interested to see how Missile is solving the hip joints. This is a particularly challenging area AFAICT.
>>26244 I'm pretty sure he takes care of this in a later iteration: https://x.com/i/status/1552126600312791041 - I just clicked on the channel and found this posting.
>>26247 Thanks Anon.
I've got some recommendations... Posture Stabilization Experiments of Biped Robot SUBO-2: https://www.youtu.be/J2NV4rFFGWo Bipedal robot - Mechanical design (and a bit of software): https://www.youtu.be/z2qh1hENfq8 Bipedal Robot CB-20 (Robotics Studio): https://www.youtu.be/Y0fBdpLf9ZI Useful for the workbench or kitchen? - Twist Snake: Plastic table-top cable-driven robotic arm with all motors located at the base link: https://www.youtu.be/sjfoP8uSgYY
>>26269 Wow, this is some good stuff NoidoDev. Thanks! Cheers. :^)
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>>26313 Neat! < my favorite part: >
>>26314 Oh, I didn't even see that.
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Eddie and Winnie: They can move, manipulate objects, and even talk using complicated AI programs that can identify and even share opinions on household objects. https://youtu.be/wfuqlnjxXds https://youtu.be/T6s1sxwfego https://youtu.be/aBSBU4ZTF8U https://www.youtube.com/@gwastech2/videos >The ASPIR V2 was born from the desire to see a humanoid robot that fell between the two categories of ‘toy’ and ‘advanced tech’. With an impressive 33 degrees of freedom, giving it insane maneuverability. For reference, the Reachy robot discussed above has 7 degrees of freedom. https://youtu.be/SRUjT4yPFW0 https://www.youtube.com/@choitek1890 Both found via >>26767
>>26313 Nice find! What are your ideas for using round display eyes? >>26768 >Eddie & Winnie Fun animatronics, good example of how one can turn trash and a few servos into an interactive piece. The creator does overplay what they can do. It's just pre -cripted interactions with trigger words. Still impressive. >>26769 >Aspir An interesting attempt at a practical robot. Could be greatly refined to something usable for us.
>>26771 >What are your ideas for using round display eyes? I'm not into that, but others seem to be. I'm also not opposed to it. Best thing would be if they were available with a hole in the middle. >It's just pre -cripted interactions with trigger words. Yeah, I'm aware of that. Though, it's good to see how fascinating these robots can be.
JINKI ITTAI Humanoid "Type 01 Kaleido" (based on Kawasaki) https://youtu.be/cM35BY6Fq9I
China appears to be getting more serious about humanoid robots. For 2024/25, the predictions are they will have production capacity for some of the models (so, hundreds of thousands of units? millions?) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cJV08MTwA0
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>>26778 The RHP Kaleido is one of the most exciting robots for me. It was barely able to anything a year ago, now it seems to work as a very slow and careful general purpose robot. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_h66xSbIEdU[Embed] >>26779 Cloudmind's Cloud Ginger and Cloud Purple are both impressive knockoffs of Aldebaran Pepper. Looks like it could be a great functional upgrade, though it needs independent testing. UBTECH Walker X is also impressive. The correct height and proportions for an efficient home robot. To be honest, this is the first time I actually feel like I have real competition. Need to make my next post in this thread my own bot!
>>26797 Yeah these are great. Totally-not-Pepper-bot actually looks much more capable in the Chinese version! Might be a solid mobility base contender for MaidCom. :^)
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Another project: https://youtu.be/hsH16CHexUE >This is the LAD Robotic Torso V1.0; the ideal platform for your robotics projects. You can build your own 3D printed humanoid robot, starting with this Torso, composed of two articulated arms, run by10 inexpressive and widely available servo motors. And once you finished assembling and programming, you can continue adding to it, for instance you can add a 3D camera to improve the interaction of the Torso with its surroundings, or a set of wheels to help the Torso move around and get closer to its target, or add speech recognition to control the arms with voice commands. The possibilities are endless and the platform is here for you to explore and expand with your knowledge and experience. @therobotstudio also made some progress: https://youtu.be/p9I1RHClZXY https://youtu.be/IqQjezlTCrw None of them is really waifu material, but it shows the possibilities and limitations, especially with these rather conventional and conservative approaches.
>>29019 This is cool, Anon. Thank you. >@therobotstudio I have the feeling he's intending to go commercial (and good luck to him, he's certainly earned it). As we've all seen countless times however, once other, money-hungry, interests begin to wrest control away from the artist/savant, bad things begin to happen. Particularly for outsider anons watching & learning. >tl;dr SAVE.EVERYTHING. Thanks again, cheers.
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Video on a Commercial Pleasure Bot >>29171 (kinda NSFW) Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@malebirthcontrolgroupinc6995
I didn't really link this guy before, because his robot looked a bit ... well .. rudimentary: https://www.youtube.com/@DIYRobotGirl/videos He's also making a lot of videos with AI overlays, which only sometimes are fine in a funny way: https://youtu.be/VL0hpTN63io - Though that part isn't so much about building a robot. More of a mix between robot and AI. Summary of his journey reported by someone else in a rather humorous way: https://youtu.be/BPm7DKB99Kg
>>29195 Thanks, NoidoDev for the information. Cheers. :^)
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This seems to not have been linked here: >BRUCE: A kid-size humanoid robot open-platform for research and education https://www.youtu.be/hSx3REpCR_8 >BRUCE (Bipedal Robot Unit with Compliance Enhanced) is a kid-size humanoid robot open-platform for robotics research and education, originally developed at RoMeLa in joint effort with Westwood Robotics. Seems not to be open source and the price seems to be around $14k. The focus is clearly on walking.
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>Designed and built by IHMC and Boardwalk Robotics, Nadia is our next generation humanoid robot. Meant for exploring environments built by humans for humans, Nadia has an extreme range of motion, high speed, and significant power. Leveraging our experience working with Atlas, Valkyrie, and countless other robots, Nadia will enable us to continue to advance the state of the art in robotics and move these platforms from the lab into the real-world. Check out our websites at https://robots.ihmc.us/ and https://boardwalkrobotics.com/ https://youtu.be/_mQJw8VhZ7w
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Here is a gallery of a humanoid project on Hackaday. It looks like it never got beyond the legs. He seems to have taken the idea of using a motor or servo driven pinion gear and a large circular gear to extremes, using them almost anywhere he could. Inexpensive 3D Printed Full Size Humanoid Robot Gallery https://hackaday.io/project/26015/gallery#083ff2da695dc483621929701370be35 I had a similar idea I want to try, but only at the hip. Inspired by the My Size Barbie thread on the Doll Forum, instead of a base for mounting a steel hemisphere, the "pelvis" would have a partial ring gear with inward facing teeth, and the drive pinion in the top of the leg/hip. See picrels. https://dollforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=69416
This one named Kenshiro was made over a decade ago but is pretty good looking in some movement. The actuator system is fairly clever for how simple it is. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JNq1COqB_s https://spectrum.ieee.org/kenshiro-robot-gets-new-muscles-and-bones
>>30269 Oh, wow, I love this one since it's very human-like. Not sure if I've seen it before and just forgot about it.
>>30279 It is possible this design had issues with the motors overheating because some years later they designed a seemingly similar one though likely more simplified that was designed to have an evaporative cooling system to keep the motors cool https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RA4u_9FLzso https://spectrum.ieee.org/this-robot-can-do-more-pushups-because-it-sweats
>>30282 Okay, that one I remember, but I guess the first one is better documented.
figure 01 is getting pretty impressive
>>30291 a stuttering robot nice, shame they didnt include will smith in the video lmao, why do they do this
>>30291 The problem is that is quite easy to fake with pre-programmed actions and voice files. Heck, we only really ever see it moving from 1 angle so the person could easily be composited onto sped up footage or even 3d cg. Need to randomly place/dump items on a counter and have the robot put them away with no jump cuts and have the person interacting with it while it does so.
>>30297 While I would hope people to be above that sort of thing, you are right. I'd like to see more footage.
>>30291 >>30292 >>30297 >>30310 One would have to be pretty gullible to think that is even remotely real. The whole thing is blatantly CGI. It even moves more smoothly than a human. It has that telltale appearances of CGI. Im not sure how to describe that CGI look, just surreal appearance of objects I guess. Can be the top graphics and the look is always there.. It might be a marketing stunt for OpenAI at best and at worst a whole vaporware scam.
>>30312 hard to tell what the demo is supposed to be and whats just dramatization but robotic arms that identify and handle objects is pretty par by now, theres lots of other projects that have done this, i think the last 10 seconds was the original demo before the marketing boys took over
>>30312 You're being too dismissive. Especially given that the robot is likely rooted to the ground or on a test stand, it really isn't moving unbelievably smoothly. You should see how smooth industrial robotic arms have gotten lately, for instance. >>30316 has it right. The presentation is definitely zazzed up a bit, but it remains to be seen exactly how much.
>>30317 I don't think so. It's the lighting. Something feels off about it that it just looks CGI. Though it is also possible a lower frame rate like used in cinema and some post editing might be making it look fake.
>>30319 I understand why you would say that. It is lit very evenly, and the movement really does look uncanny. Let's also not forget that seeing robots function smoothly isn't something that we're exactly used to at this point. I just think you're wrong to dismiss the video as completely fabricated. I do appreciate your skepticism, however. It's important to question what you see. Hopefully we can get some more footage or a live demonstration from these people soon.
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>>30320 I'm playing with local LLMs and stuff, and the demo seems technically feasible, especially if one has access to large AI models and the supporting hardware. Also the movement is technically feasible as well, considering I can get some pretty smooth motion with just junky hobby servos (see attached), nevermind expensive ones. It is the cinematography that has me skeptical because the choices thereof makes it very easy to cover up any fakery. Unitree addresses this pretty well (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8JMX6PGRoI) where they have a person drag the robot back and forth over the floor obstacles, and there is even motion blur on the robot so you know either a) it is real or b) they really put in the extra subtle effort with their faking. Unitree does seem a bit sped up tho but that could just be me.
Beating the drums of unstoppable progress: https://youtu.be/u70LO78YKZg
No one posted Punyo yet? Basically a solution to carrying objects better. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FY-MD4gteeE
Hannah neck mechanism update: https://youtu.be/uabLeeSLujA >>30748 Hmm, not my taste, but certainly interesting.
>>30760 >Hmm, not my taste, but certainly interesting. Yeah I dont like the design but the method for object carrying is what matters. It is so simple and obvious in retrospect. > Hannah neck mechanism update I wonder how that works with a torso having movement so far down.
>>30762 >wonder how that works with a torso having movement so far down I might ask him on Youtube, if I don't forget.
Wasnt sure where to put this because I do not like this design of this robot at all but the demonstration and presentation helps give good pointers on making a humanoid robot interact with a person properly. I suppose some of you could have came to these conclusions yourselves but still may help as a hint. You just can skip to 4 minutes in really since it is just a talk about social robots first. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1ZhWv84eWE
>>30781 I personally find it quite humorous that we, here, on /robowaifu/ itself, have bent the Leftists and Filthy Commies over a barrel with their 'Kill Whitey!111', 'Kill Patriarchy!111' satanic rhetoric. (It was laughable they postured this fugly as the 'we' built this robot mouthpiece.) * On the one hand, it seems they are only just now collectively beginning to realize how awesome real-world companion robots are going to be. * On the other hand, it's pretty clear that disenfranchised, capable young men are going to be both the primary producers & consumers of such anytime during the near-to-midterm timeframes -- and that the agendas of these independant, talented young men are going to first & foremost be for the development of robowaifus. The horrors! :D The Globohomo itself is facing a similar conundrum as well, not just it's little army of trained golems. * On the one hand, the personal companion robot field is destined to eventually become the second-largest practical industry in all human history (behind food production). Hundreds of trillions of dollar's-worth, all else being equal : "Won't someone please just think of the sheqels!111?" [1] * On the other hand, they have already let out so much manipulative, predictive-programming -esque, "It's the Le Terminators, RUN!111" media hype (through fear for their own hides lest Anons and Joe Sixpacks all get their own robowaifus 'too early' [2] [cf. the history of Tay.ai, et al]) [3] -- that they are currently struggling to try and figure out how to retcon their normalcattle brainwashing """narratives""" of today to support their intended big moneygrab of tomorrow. Epin. GG, /robowaifu/ ! :^) --- 1. This is not including their military or industrial -use agendas for humanoid robotics; rather simply for appealing personal companion robots. 2. That is: while still opensource & free (such as promoted by our model here) -- and not directly under their iron-thumb of surveillance and control. 3. Additionally, confer this Anon's post : (>>30787). Lol, the programming is real! :D >=== -prose edit -add'l crosslink
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I had a while ago came across HuggieBot. Terrible design to look at though it's seemingly more research focused but not too bad on the hugging function. The test was to see how satisfactory the hugs are to find best hugging style. Probably wouldn't be too difficult to incorporate the method used to know when to release from a hug which seems to be checking for hand release in the back. Imagine getting in the arms of your robowaifu and she wont let go and just squeezes tighter and tighter till you hear the snap of your ribs and it's lights out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhq2Ps2wsUs
>>30787 I don't care how terrible the design is or if I'm getting crushed to death, I just need a hug.
Eve by 1X is neat. This clip with a bunch together in a cut free shot is pretty trippy to watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHXuU3nTXfQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpBWxLg-3bI Too bad they dont have the bipedal model Neo ready for demos >>30792 Likewise. I was joking about the consequences of not taking notes.
Christoph Kohstall worked on a amazing humanoid service robot prototype called Mona (with a female voice) during the last three years, showing how much can be done in a few years and by a small team (I assume): https://twitter.com/CKohstall/status/1778900720500310235 - Though it's of course not the same as our goals and has different constraints. Also, it spits out some rather lefty talking points about it's goals towards legacy women. www.kindhumanoid.com Btw, I download such video and upload them here in low resolution, since X isn't really for linking posts and videos. >example: yt-dlp -f http-256 --restrict-filenames --trim-filenames 25 LINK
>>30956 Interesting work, thanks NoidoDev. He seems to have already somewhat-taken the 'Chobitsu Opus of Extremely Lightweight Structures' pill (cf. >>28664 , et al). I predict he will have good success if he continues in this vein. As to him being a Leftist -- while it's a horrible state of affairs for the entire world around him -- it's not entirely unexpected (cf. >>30784, etc.) This new 'discovery' on their parts will actually drive the entire push for robowaifus forward at an accelerated pace, ironically enough (for them). :^) >=== -minor edit
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>>30956 I think it isnt a good idea to use red coolant for the same reason he got confused. You cant tell if a person is injured. It should be purple or pink or something which is similar enough but still noticeably different. >10k And yet it still just has tennis balls for hands

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