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The Bicycle Riding Robot

By: Trend Spotter - Published: • References: robots.net & techeblog
Finally. A robot that can ride a bicycle. I was waiting for this, "Japanese company Murata Manufacturing created a bicycling robot to show off some of their various sensors. The robot tentatively named Murata Boy (although some articles are calling it Murata Seisaku-kun) is equipped with four types of sensors: two gyro sensors used to detect angular velocity and inclination; an ultrasonic sensor to detect obstacles; and a shock sensor to detect rough surfaces." - Robots.net. Stats for Murata Boy Trending: Older & Warm
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