Albert HUBO

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Albert HUBO can make expressive gestures with its 5 separate fingers.

Albert HUBO is a humanoid robot, based on the HUBO, but with an animatronic head in the likeness of Albert Einstein. Introduced in 2005, Albert HUBO is the world’s first walking humanoid robot with an android head.[1][2] It was developed by Joon-Ho Oh of KAIST in conjunction with Hanson Robotics, who developed the head.[3] Albert HUBO served as the ambassador of "DYNAMIC KOREA", an initiative by the government of South Korea to rebrand and promote its technology internationally.[4] Albert HUBO is capable of making many facial expressions and interacting with people.[5]

Albert HUBO is 1.37 m tall and weighs 57 kg. Its walking speed is 1.25 km per hour, walking cycle is 0.95 seconds per step, and stride is 32 cm per step. Albert HUBO runs on Windows XP and RTX.[1]


  1. ^ a b Oh, J. h; Hanson, D.; Kim, W. s; Han, Y.; Kim, J. y; Park, I. w (15 January 2007). "Design of Android type Humanoid Robot Albert HUBO". 2006 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems: 1428–1433. doi:10.1109/IROS.2006.281935. Retrieved 6 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Albert Einstein HUBO - Hanson Robotics Ltd". Hanson Robotics. Retrieved 6 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Hubo II Humanoid Robot Is Lighter and Faster, Makes His Creator Proud". Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  4. ^ Dufty, David (2012). Losing the Head of Philip K. Dick. Oneworld Publications. p. 216. ISBN 9781780740799. Retrieved 6 October 2017.
  5. ^ Ng, Amanda (21 November 2009). "Einstein Robot 'Albert Hubo' Brings Physicist Back To Life (VIDEO)". Retrieved 11 November 2013.

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