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Best Humanoid Robots

Humanoid robots are robots with the body shape made to resemble that of the human. They can be used for many purposes, and are becoming increasingly present in our everyday lives. With technology becoming more advanced each day, these are the smartest, most advanced humanoid robots that you can own today. Each and every one is truly exceptional and amazing in their abilities.
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ASIMO, an acronym for Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility, is a humanoid robot designed and developed by Honda. At 130 cm (4 ft 3 in) tall and 50 kg (110 lb), ASIMO was designed to operate in real-world environments, with the ability to walk or run on two feet. It is the most advanced humanoid robot that can be bought, but it is also the most expensive one, with the price around US $2,500,000. ASIMO can move in crowded places such as shopping malls, station or museums. It has the abili...
NAO Evolution is a humanoid platform developed by French company Aldebaran Robotics. Released in 2014, it is the fifth iteration of this platform, and it comes equipped with a wide range of sensors, such as sonar, tactile and pressure sensors. Standing at 58 cm tall, this robot has 25 degrees of freedom and is capable of performing complex motions and tasks. This open platform is ideal for anyone who wants to make improvements on it, or simply learn how an advanced robot works. It is great...
Pepper, a charming-looking humanoid robot, is a collaboration between Aldebaran Robotics and Japanese communications giant, SoftBank. The main purpose of Pepper is high-level human interaction which is enabled by a highly complex, cloud-backed voice recognition engine that is capable of understanding and identifying speech, but also inflections, tonality and subtle changes in human voice. Pepper is also able to learn from previous interactions, while its 25 sensors and cameras are providing i...
DARWIN-OP (Dynamic Anthropomorphic Robot with Intelligence–Open Platform) is a miniature-humanoid robot platform with advanced computational power, sophisticated sensors, high payload capacity, and dynamic motion ability. It is created at Virginia Tech’s Robotics and Mechanisms Laboratory (RoMeLa) and it represents the collaboration between Purdue University Indiana, University of Pennsylvania and Korean manufacturer Robotis.
Romeo is a humanoid robot from Aldebaran Robotics which is intended to be a genuine personal assistant and companion. It was designed to explore and further research into assisting elderly people and those who are losing their autonomy. Romeo can also be used as a new family member, where you can have a conversation with him, ask him to empty the garbage or even help you in the kitchen. Romeo is 140 cm tall, and his size was determined so as to enable him to open doors, climb stairs and re...
Representing Korean technology, this humanoid robot comes in with a staggering 40 degrees of freedom. Its is 130 cm tall and weighs in at 43 kg. It senses the environment through a video camera while an array of inertial and force-torque sensors is used for accurately determining its position.
The Manoi humanoid has been designed under the supervision of Tomotaka Takahashi, one of the key members of TEAM OSAKA, the champion robot soccer team that has consistently walked away with top honors at both Japan and international Robo-Cup competitions.
UK's humanoid robot comes in the shape of RoboThespian, which is in continuous development since 2005. Main use of RoboThespian is aimed towards educational and research purposes, but it can also be used in museums for guiding, because of its impressive public speaking abilities and gestures.
Kuratas is a rideable, smartphone controlled robot, 3.8 meters high and almost 5-tons in weight. It can be ordered straight from Japanese Amazon at a price of about 1.3 million US dollars. It comes equipped with ‘weapons’ such as water powered launcher or gatling guns.

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The iCub is the humanoid robot developed at IIT as part of the EU project RobotCub and subsequently adopted by more than 20 laboratories worldwide. It has the shape of a human child with hands for manipulating objects and likewise sensors for seeing, hearing and touching. The robot was designed in such a way to facilitate natural interaction with people and learn how to do things from people.