S-One

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S-One
Manufacturer SCHAFT Inc.
Country Japan
Type Humanoid
Purpose Recognition, Medical, Search and rescue, Technology demonstrator
Website http://schaft-inc.jp/

S-One is a Japanese robot made by Tokyo-based company Schaft to compete in the Robotics Challenge, a DARPA-organized competition with an aim to "discover" the most up-to-date humanoid robots. It won the competition with 27 points out of 32 by completing tasks, such as clearing the ground of objects and passing through debris without difficulty. The S-One lost points when unable to exit from a vehicle.

Characteristics[edit]

It is 4 feet 17⁄64 inches high and weighs 95 kg (209 lbs).