February 27, 2008
REEM-B Humanoid Robot
The REEM-B robot is far superior to the REEM-A robot and with it the company, Pal Technology Robotics plans on creating a humanoid service robot. REEM-B is able to walk dynamically, grasp objects and navigate within buildings. The 1.47 meter tall robot also accepts voice command and recognizes faces. REEM-B’s 120-minute battery life is twice that of REEM-A. The REEM robots are developed in Barcelona, Spain by the Pal team. REEM-B can generate autonomously a map of its environment and avoid obstacles. REEM-B has fingered hands with 4 fingers and 10 motors each. The final goal is to make the robot able to manipulate common objects. It can lift and transport heavy objects up to 20- 25% of its own weight. This makes REEM-B one of the strongest biped humanoids in the world. Check out loads of videos after the jump.