Build Your Own Humanoid Robots: 6 Amazing and Affordable Projects

February 7, 2011
Author:
Karl Williams
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics (3/26/2004)

This unique guide to sophisticated robotics projects brings humanoid robot construction home to the hobbyist. Written by a well-known figure in the robotics community, Build Your Own Humanoid Robots provides step-by-step directions for 6 exciting projects, each costing less than $300: Robotic Arm, Wrist, and Hand; Personal Computer Interface; Visual Basic Control Software; Voice Recognition Control; Expressive, Speaking Face; Bipedal Walking Robot. Together, these projects form the essential ingredients for making your own humanoid robot with amazingly human qualities, and feature all the instructions you need for programming the inexpensive chips that give your humanoid brains and sensitivity. This book is serious enough to interest robot professionals but the plans inside offer seriously fun robotics to hobbyists.