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Posted 5 Dec 2007 at 19:41 UTC by steve Share This

Reader euProbe writes, "A consortium of European universities aspires to create the first "open-source" humanoid research platform (hardware+software) called iCub. The urgency has to do with the call for submitting research proposals (The deadline is Dec 7th). A few lucky winners could win the first iCub kits!" RobotCub is a five year European Commission project to implement a humanoid robot platform approximately the size of a two year old child. Both the hardware design and software will be licensed under GNU GPL, making the design freely available to everyone. The group is asking for proposals (PDF format) on using the iCup robot for embodied artificial intelligence research. The eight best proposals will receive iCub kits. Unfotunately, there are only two days left in the proposal period, so get started now! For more details, see iCup wiki. Incidently, the Open Pino Platform was probably the first major free hardware design for a humanoid robot to see major usage.


are you sure about the date ?, posted 5 Dec 2007 at 22:30 UTC by IgorCarron » (Journeyer)

The pdf says Dec. 1st not 7th.

Igor.

it was extended to the 7th, posted 5 Dec 2007 at 23:42 UTC by steve » (Master)

The have an anouncement on this page, extending the deadline from Dec 1 to Dec 7: http://www.robotcub.org/

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