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The power to

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Platforms for AI and robot developers

We envision a future where robots in daily life are as ubiquitous as websites are to the internet, with the power to automate placed in everyone's hands.
 
Our immediate goal is to help accelerate the development of an open-source, general-purpose humanoid robot that can turn its hand to a wide range of human centric tasks.
 
Our contribution to this global effort is the development and support of an open-source hardware platform that offers higher performance at lower cost by integrating innovative mechanical designs with the latest NVIDIA powered AI-at-the-edge solutions.

WHAT WE DO

About us

For more than a decade we have created extraordinary robots based on the functional anatomy of the real human body.

 

Unlike the stiff, heavy machines of industry our robots have a bounce to their movements that gives them a naturally pleasing style of motion.

 

Springs placed in-line with every tendon and in every driven joint produce a compliant mechanical structure that allows the robot to naturally fit into its surroundings, just like we do.

 

Instead of the precision of industrial robots to blindly execute tasks we rely on computer vision, tactile feedback, simulation and NVIDIA powered AI to produce the next level of robot performance.

 

A more human approach for a robot that can work next to people.

IMAGINE YOUR FUTURE

TAKE A LOOK AT OUR PAST

Wall Paper Magazine
Wall Paper Magazine
The September issue of Wallpaper was a fashion issue with ROSA featuring in a story by Brigitte Niedermair. It wasn’t a classic fashion shoot however and the Robots definitely have prominence. Previous stories with Brigitte have tackled subject matter as diverse as molluscs to ’ugly’ vegetables.
Wall Paper Magazine
Special Edition Front Cover
ROSA
ROSA
ROSA, as this robot was dubbed by the London Science Museum, is our most anatomically complete robot to date. She features accurate ankles, knees, hips, shoulders, elbows, wrists and hands with over 80 powered degrees of freedom. Major muscles are represented with bright red polyurethane springs attached to dyneema tendons that are pulled by powerful servo motors supplied by maxonmotors of Switzerland. The instructions to make the hand are available on youtube.
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfB8Mrh1dSI
ROSA
Rob's Open Source Android
Hannover Torso
Hannover Torso
One of our most popular creations, this pair of arms and distinctive head with face tracking eyeball was our first robot capable of perceiving and imitating the gestures of anyone standing in front of it. In the best robot building tradition we finished it at 3am the night before flying to the world's largest industrial fair for presentation on the maxon booth where we stole the show with crowds of people lining up for a chance to meet the robot.
Hannover Torso
A desk mounted pair of arms that can copy gestures
EDS
EDS
Built as an in-depth study of the anatomy of the human shoulder, this is the only robot we know of that features shoulder blades that glide over a thoracic rib cage. This arrangement gives a much greater range of motion meaning this is our only robot that can high five properly - a vital life skill for any companion robot.
EDS
ECCERobot Design Study
Hyper evolution
Hyper evolution
Windfall films produced this BBC documentary charting the rise of robots as they start to more from laboratories into everyday life. Our robots featured alongside such greats as Boston Dynamics, NASA and Hiroshi Ishiguro's Gemonoids. We were thrilled to be used for the promotional poster when we literally took the robot out of the lab for the first time and down to a nearby lakeside park.
Hyper evolution
Rise of the robots
EDS Head
EDS Head
Since the earliest robots of the CRONOS project the robots have only ever had a single eyeball. The original decision is rooted in visual psychology as having two eyes is not in fact essential for producing stereo vision. Whilst this seems obviously wrong there are many people with only one eye that can still successfully play fast moving sports. The actual reason we have two eyes is more to do with symmetry and redundancy - i.e. we have a spare. It is the brain that creates a 3D impression of the world, regardless of input. Don't believe me? See here the Sheperd's table illusion:
Link: http://digg.com/2017/shepards-table-illusion
EDS Head
A head with just one eyeball
Hand study
Hand study
This fully functional hand features an opposable thumb with an accurate copy of the saddle-type joint at the base of the thumb. The main plastic structure is a thermoplastic known commonly as polymorph that melts at 62 deg C allowing it to be sculpted by hand into almost any shape imaginable. Before the days of 3D printers all our robots were hand made this way and it is a still an excellent way to really get a deep understanding of how the complex structures of the body work together. An instructional video on how to form the fingers can be found on youtube here:
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVDneXZ_YfQ
Hand study
Hand made before the days of 3d printers
ECCERobot Project
ECCERobot Project
Here we see a mix of parts. To kickstart the ECCERobot Project CRONOS was repaired and refitted to become the ECCE1 and was eventually mounted on to a mobile frame. After the EDS was built the original CRONOS head was transferred and a replacement made with much improved optics.
ECCERobot Project
ECCE1
ECCERobot Project
ECCERobot Project
A close-up of the torso reveals a mix of motors and anatomical details. The motors still in their green casings have been repurposed from Bosch IXO powered screwdrivers whereas the motors that are bare have been extracted from generic consumer powered screwdrivers. At one point we bought the entire surplus stock of a large DIY chain - over 130 screwdrivers to be turned into robots! There are also differences between the fixed right shoulder and the articulated collar bone of the left shoulder that would eventually form the basis of the gliding shoulder blades in the EDS torso.
ECCERobot Project
ECCE1
ECCERobot Project
ECCERobot Project
The ECCE1 robot consisted of a repaired and refitted CRONOS torso fitted to a new mobile base with a new head incorporating an HD camera for vision experiments. The original head was moved to a succession of torsos before being replicated in 3D printed parts when that technology became widely available.
ECCERobot Project
ECCE1
ECCERobot Project
ECCERobot Project
Striking a somewhat mournful pose here illustrates the human tendency to project emotion on to inanimate objects. This is a very useful trait to exploit as it allows robots to interact very naturally with people despite possessing no true emotion. Care must be taken however not to fall into the uncanny valley when the illusion becomes too near to human whilst clearly also being something else. See here some creepy uncanny valley examples:
Link: https://www.strangerdimensions.com/2013/11/25/10-creepy-examples-uncanny-valley/
ECCERobot Project
ECCE1
ECCERobot Project
ECCERobot Project
A close up of the left side of the chest showing a fixed shoulder and several muscle attachments. In this design we used loops of latex bungee shock cord as the spring element which gives a very pleasing characteristic and lasts for many years even under continuous tension. Note the arrangement of the tendons as they wrap around the gearmotor shaft in the centre of the image. By adding another pulley in the opposite direction to the tendon pull it is possible to eliminate lateral forces on the gearmotor shaft.
ECCERobot Project
ECCE1
Robot Fish
Robot Fish
Google "Robot Fish" and you'll still find an image or two of our original free swimming robot fish demonstrated for the first time in 2005 for the opening of the London Aquarium.
Link: https://youtu.be/cuNYYSA-ncY
Robot Fish
London Aquarium
"Robots" Exhibition
"Robots" Exhibition
We are honoured to be part of the ongoing Robots Exhibition curated by the London Science Museum which opened in London in 2017 and will tour the world until 2022. This blockbuster exhibition gathered together an unparalleled collection of 17th century automatons through to modern industrial robots and sci-fi staples like the Terminator through to cutting edge robots like our own ROSA. Most gratifying for us was that they managed to gather almost all the robots of the CRONOS and ECCERobot projects in the same place for the first time ever to present a showcase of how our robots developed over time.
Link: https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/what-was-on/robots
"Robots" Exhibition
London Science Museum
"Robots" Exhibition
"Robots" Exhibition
From left to right display cases show a prototype arm, the pre-prototype of CRONOS, ECCE 1, EDS and ECCE 3.
Link: https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/what-was-on/robots
"Robots" Exhibition
London Science Museum
"Robots" Exhibition
"Robots" Exhibition
Centre stage ROSA is ready to interact with the crowds through face tracking and random gestures played every few seconds.
Link: https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/what-was-on/robots
"Robots" Exhibition
London Science Museum
"Robots" Exhibition
"Robots" Exhibition
A close up of ROSA showing the tablet mounted on her chest which displays the face of the last person that she has looked at.
Link: https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/what-was-on/robots
"Robots" Exhibition
London Science Museum
"Robots" Exhibition
"Robots" Exhibition
ECCE1 ready for some much needed repairs!
Link: https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/what-was-on/robots
"Robots" Exhibition
London Science Museum
"Robots" Exhibition
"Robots" Exhibition
ROSA stands ready to meet the crowds. She has now stood there for two years and greeted over half a million people!
Link: https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/what-was-on/robots
"Robots" Exhibition
London Science Museum
"Robots" Exhibition
"Robots" Exhibition
On the opening night people gather round to see this unusual robot with all its mechanisms exposed. Most people are simply fascinated, some have deeper thoughts it seems.
Link: https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/what-was-on/robots
"Robots" Exhibition
London Science Museum
"Robots" Exhibition
"Robots" Exhibition
ROSA waves a welcome to the exhibition.
Link: https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/what-was-on/robots
"Robots" Exhibition
London Science Museum
"Robots" Exhibition
"Robots" Exhibition
The view from behind shows the structure of the shoulder more clearly and also the banks of electronics needed to control the dozens of motors spread throughout the hands, arms, legs and torso.
"Robots" Exhibition
London Science Museum
CRONOS
CRONOS
CRONOS was the first of the anthropomimetic robots completed by The Robot Studio. The original intention was to create a machine that was close enough to the human body that controlling it would yield some insight into how the mind and particularly consciousness relate to the physical form. Rather unexpectedly what it ended up producing was a robot that people can naturally relate to just from its movements.
CRONOS
Is this is a sphere I see before me?
CRONOS
CRONOS
Dr Claire Rocks opened our eyes to a completely unanticipated reaction that people really enjoy hugging this kind of robot. Given that it most closely resembles a skinned corpse this was the last thing we expected yet she was not the last to enjoy a spontaneous hug.
CRONOS
Walking with Robots launch event
HSA
HSA
Our latest complete humanoid is the High Speed Android, or HSA as displayed at the Nvidia GTC developer conference in Munich. This robot trades feet for steerable, 1kW powered wheels and is capable of a top speed of 25km/h. In practice we have never come anywhere near to this as it is simply too dangerous to other people and itself whilst developing the control system required. Mechanically though it is ready to roll and as the use of simulations and AI to train complex systems matures we expect it to reach its full potential very soon. Here is an animation of the behaviours we aim to develop:
Link: https://youtu.be/_Eha9qiXGdU
HSA
Nvidia GTC Munich
CRONOS
CRONOS
The robot appears to contemplate its own appearance - in reality it's not even plugged in but people just can't help imaging that there's something deeper going on inside.
CRONOS
The thinker
SEA Mobile Arm
SEA Mobile Arm
As the convergence of AI, mobile computing, 3D sensors and robotics finally comes to a head we foresee the next stage of intelligent robots emerging from research labs and into daily life. To help with that effort we will be launching a low-cost, high-powered mobile robot platform capable of developing AI applications at the edge.
SEA Mobile Arm
Current project to be released soon
WHAT can we do for you

Let us design your solution

We offer tutorials, support and customisation of all our designs spanning the tiniest details of mechanical assembly and software installation to the grand overview of how to integrate robot systems within society.

 

Our expertise in creating robots in humankind’s image is a highly technical artform that we have pursued for over a decade. Our primary expertise is the rapid development and integration of complex hardware and software systems to produce a complete working entity.

 

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Building a robot that can do the work of a person is a millennia old dream that is finally being realised with the convergence of ever better and cheaper hardware, sensors, computers and AI software.

 

Integration

Bringing together all the elements of a robot into a complete working system is the Achilles heel of many robot developments. Benefit from our years of experience to bring your robot project to fruition.

 

Hardware

Customised hardware solutions rapidly developed from our unique catalogue of robot designs.

 

Product development

See the new robot era through our eyes and understand how your products can become a part of it.

 

Open Source

Want to get started straight away? All our previous tutorials are gathered on the opensourceandroid.org website. Stay tuned for new content as we launch an open source robot reference platform developed in conjunction with NVIDIA and Silicon Highway in 2019.

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6. Retaining and deleting personal data

6.1 This Section 6 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.

6.2 Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.

6.3 We will retain your personal data as follows:

(a)all categories of personal data will be retained for a minimum period of 2 years, and for a maximum period of 5 years.

6.5 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

7. Security of personal data

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7.2 We will store all your personal data on secure servers, personal computers and mobile devices, and in secure manual record-keeping systems.

7.4 Data relating to your financial transactions that is sent from your web browser to our web server, or from our web server to your web browser, will be protected using encryption technology.

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8. Amendments

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9. Your rights

9.1 In this Section 9, we have summarised the rights that you have under data protection law. Some of the rights are complex, and not all of the details have been included in our summaries. Accordingly, you should read the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities for a full explanation of these rights.

9.2Your principal rights under data protection law are:

(a)the right to access;

(b)the right to rectification;

(c)the right to erasure;

(d)the right to restrict processing;

(e)the right to object to processing;

(f)the right to data portability;

(g)the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and

(h)the right to withdraw consent.

9.3 You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not we process your personal data and, where we do, access to the personal data, together with certain additional information. That additional information includes details of the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients of the personal data. Providing the rights and freedoms of others are not affected, we will supply to you a copy of your personal data. The first copy will be provided free of charge, but additional copies may be subject to a reasonable fee.

9.4 You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified and, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to have any incomplete personal data about you completed.

9.5 In some circumstances you have the right to the erasure of your personal data without undue delay. Those circumstances include: the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed; you withdraw consent to consent-based processing; you object to the processing under certain rules of applicable data protection law; the processing is for direct marketing purposes; and the personal data have been unlawfully processed. However, there are exclusions of the right to erasure. The general exclusions include where processing is necessary: for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information; for compliance with a legal obligation; or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

9.6 In some circumstances you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data. Those circumstances are: you contest the accuracy of the personal data; processing is unlawful but you oppose erasure; we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of our processing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; and you have objected to processing, pending the verification of that objection. Where processing has been restricted on this basis, we may continue to store your personal data. However, we will only otherwise process it: with your consent; for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person; or for reasons of important public interest.

9.7 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation, but only to the extent that the legal basis for the processing is that the processing is necessary for: the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of any official authority vested in us; or the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party. If you make such an objection, we will cease to process the personal information unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

9.8 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes (including profiling for direct marketing purposes). If you make such an objection, we will cease to process your personal data for this purpose.

9.9 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes on grounds relating to your particular situation, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.

9.10 To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data is:

(a) consent; or

(b) that the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract,

and such processing is carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive your personal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. However, this right does not apply where it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.

9.11 If you consider that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.

9.12 To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal information is consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.

9.13 You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by e-mailing us at info@therobotstudio.com.

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11. Personal data of children

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19.Our details

19.1This website is owned and operated by THE ROBOT STUDIO.

19.2We are registered in France under registration number 510222664 and our registered office is at Bel Air Camp, 11 Avenue du Bel Air 69100, FRANCE.

19.3Our principal place of business is at Bel Air Camp, 11 Avenue du Bel Air 69100, FRANCE.

19.4You can contact us:

(a)by post, to the postal address given above;

(b)using our website contact form;

(c)by telephone, on the contact number published on our website; or

(d)by email, using the email address published on our website from time to time.

22.Data protection officer

22.1Our data protection officer's contact details are: info@robotstudio.com