Automaton: Hubo II Humanoid Robot Is Lighter and Faster, Makes His Creator Proud (video)

A good example to show students who are interested in robotics.

http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/humanoids/033010-hubo-ii-humanoid-robot-is-lighter-and-faster

Professor Jun Ho Oh is ready to introduce the new addition to his family. Hubo II is lighter and faster than its predecessor. Most humanoid robots walk with their knees bent, which is dynamically more stable but not natural compared to human walking. Hubo II, Professor Oh says, performs straight leg walking, which consumes less energy and allows for faster walking

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