Japan Is Building a Giant Gundam Robot That Can Walk #Gundam #ToysToLife #Robot

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When the end seems near, isn’t time for a giant robot hero? This gundam will not be able to engange in full aeriel combat, more like baby steps. The creators hope to control movement and have it take steps.

Via IEEE Spectrum:

Gundam Factory Yokohama, which is a Gundam Factory in Yokohama, is constructing an 18-meter-tall, 25-ton Gundam robot. The plan is for the robot to be fully actuated using a combination of electric and hydraulic actuators, achieving “Gundam-like movement” with its 24 degrees of freedom. This will include the ability to walk, which has already been simulated by the University of Tokyo JSK Lab:

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