Bruno is a small soccer-playing robot that can run, kick, and pass. Since 2008, it has been helping the Darmstadt Dribblers become one of the deadliest teams in the RoboCup soccer tournament.
- Germany 🇩🇪
Did you know?
Bruno has been introduced to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. They remain friends.
Capable of running with a dynamic gait, standing up after falls, and faking shots.
- 28 cm
- 58.5 cm
- 15 cm
- 3.3 kg
- 1.55 km/h (max)
Camera, three gyroscopes, three-axis accelerometer.
18 Dynamixel RX-28 actuators and three RX-64 actuators.
- Degrees of Freedom (DoF)
- 21 (Leg: 6 DoF x 2; Arm: 3 DoF x 2; Waist: 1 DoF; Neck: 2 DoF)
Mostly aluminum; some parts made with rapid-prototyping methods.
CompuLab fit-PC2 with Intel Atom 1.6 GHz and Renesas SuperH 7211 160 MHz microcontroller
Voyage Linux OS with RT-Preempt real-time patch. Custom software developed in C++ and XABSL.
2100-mAh lithium-polymer battery, 30 minutes of operation
- €15,000 (estimated hardware cost; not for sale)