June 8, 2006
VisiON TRYZ the Fifa robot
VisiON TRYZ developed by team Osaka is a 49.5 cm tall walking robot weighing 2.9 kg. It can recognize a ball and can kick it and also act as a goal keeper. The body frame is made of light carbon fibre and wrapped with soft resin material to absorb impact of collision with other robots. It is powered by PNM-SG3500MHz processor and runs on Windows XP. The TRYZ has two USB ports on the back of the neck for loading applications.
(Video of the TRYZ saving a goal after the jump)
The development cost of the TRYZ is 3000,0000 Yen ($ 262,600).