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Jinn: A Smartphone Controlled Biped

Posted 6 Nov 2013 at 21:23 UTC by steve Share This

Two roboticists in Switzerland have designed and built a new bipedal robot called Jinn. It includes 3D printed parts and can be controlled using open source software running on an Android based mobile phone. Roger Seeberger writes:

"My partner, Michael Roggli, and me developed an biped smartphone controlled (without extra controller like Arduino) robot. The robot, we call it Jinn, is 1m tall and has 24 servos. We will an open source API, Android development, and diffrent Apps. The idea is, customers could order assembled robots but also plans, parts etc."

Jinn-Bot Robotics is the name of their company and they're also developing a small quadraped. Read on for video of both robots in action.

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