WonderBorg and BN-1
BANDAI Co., LTD. 2-7-3 Taito, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0016 Japan
Received:October 16, 2001Accepted:December 18, 2001Published:February 20, 2002
Keywords:entertainment, education, WonderBorg, BN-1, subsumption
This paper introduce first mechanism and sensors of WonderBorg, a insect type robot we develop, and explain effective programming model specific to an autonomous robot. Next, We discuss a pet type robot BN-1, a progress type of insect type robot, on its mechanism and sensors, on actual application of logical sensors employing sensor fusion technique, in particular. We discuss also communication between man and a robot necessary for a pet robot. Finally we discuss future of pet robot.
Cite this article as:Y. Haga, “WonderBorg and BN-1,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.14 No.1, pp. 68-72, 2002.Data files:
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