RoboSapien at the German Open 2005
is a low-cost humanoid robot produced by
WoWWee for the toy market. The
original RoboSapien is controlled by an infrared remote control but we
NimbRo at the University of
Freiburg) made it autonomous by replacing the head with a Pocket PC and
a camera. The low price of this augmented RoboSapien makes it feasible
to do multi-agent experiments with humanoid robots.
Within a robotics laboratory during the winter term 2004/2005 a team of students developed software to enable the robots to play soccer.
Another team of students at the University of Osnabrück (Brainstomers Robo Sapiens soccer team) prepared a team of soccer playing RoboSapiens as well.