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User avatar #40 - Lintutu ONLINE (10/17/2013) [-]
mrw? My REACTION when?
#30 - twofreegerbils (10/17/2013) [-]
Time to impress my crush by walking up stairs.   
   
Watch out world.
Time to impress my crush by walking up stairs.

Watch out world.
User avatar #27 - stafeezy (10/17/2013) [-]
wow. his whole race does this..

sad bunch
User avatar #26 - theonegiantring (10/17/2013) [-]
i tryed to impress my crush once.
i ended up drinking her. and now im sad just staring at the empty can
#22 - kennyh (10/17/2013) [-]
**kennyh rolls 05**

Dubs and I make it
User avatar #24 to #21 - Darianvincent ONLINE (10/17/2013) [-]
You now have to manually breathe
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#14 - nimithecat ONLINE (10/17/2013) [-]
Lemme tell you why that's ********

The AI had correctly placed the foot where it needed to be,
but the gear-based servo appears to strip its gear and it ends up slipping on the rotary
joint in the knee.
The rest of the body immediately collapses on it, but note that the footstep had successfully been planted on the next step before the mechanical failure.

The AI was well coordinated, as well as the sensory systems.
Despite having a plethora of joints, its body is slow in order to accommodate for mechanical strength.

If the joints were directly hooked up via motors without gears, they would often be very loose, and overheat easily due to the constant use of electricity, not to mention the inefficiency of gathering torque. To compensate for the stiffness, it uses a gear system that holds parts in place during movements, and a motor rotates a piston that runs in spirals that allows it to convert the rotary torque of the electric motor into slow, kinetic energy, thus allowing it to move its considerably heavy plastic parts.

Quadcopter motors ALSO operate on this princicple. They use smaller propellers, but the aerodynamic drag of the propellers prevents them from making sudden movements in mid air. As quadcopters, all 4 propellers must be in harmony to eachother, and must balance their torques accordingly to prevent the craft from rotating in mid air. In fact, quadcopters use torque imbalances in order to turn left and right without a Y-axis propulsion system that helicopters have(the side propeller).

In Asimo's case, its motor-gear system is accurate, powerful, and robust, however because it uses plastic parts, its gears can sometimes crack, strip, and even bend.
Thus.... the issue of the falling here was due to the fact that it is overweight by design, and one of its gears gave out, causing the fall.

Furthermore, it had no hope of trying to catch itself in midfall because gear-motor systems are slow and unresponsive, at the price of strength.
#20 to #14 - anonymous (10/17/2013) [-]
i wish i had a 'plethora of joints'
User avatar #19 to #14 - killinkyle (10/17/2013) [-]
annie r u okay
#17 to #14 - anonymous (10/17/2013) [-]
who cares? It's Asimo... it's only made for show and not to be functional or practical. Petman ***** all over Asimo's speed, precision, strength and everything.

I mean sure Asimo is nice and everything, but it's no more than a newer version of the "robot dog" from 10 years ago.
#18 to #17 - nimithecat ONLINE (10/17/2013) [-]
Actually it has several intended future purposes, but it's still in preparation for the consumer stage.
#25 to #18 - anonymous (10/17/2013) [-]
you know what i mean. it's a bad design from 2000... no matter what they want with it, it won't achieve anything else than being a "toy". (at this rate anyway)
also there is no AI... so not sure why you'd bring it up.

petman while still being in development is far better in every way than asimo (well...except it can't talk or dance...) you should see it in real life... it's really scary
#15 to #14 - ecalycptus (10/17/2013) [-]
You need more thumbs
#13 - theseustheminotaur ONLINE (10/17/2013) [-]
**theseustheminotaur rolled a random image posted in comment #112 at Fully support gay rights **

this is me impressing my crush
#8 - Virt (10/17/2013) [-]
me around any woman
me around any woman
User avatar #29 to #8 - nathanthemighty (10/17/2013) [-]
I love this gif. too much
#31 to #29 - Virt (10/17/2013) [-]
I
I
#32 to #31 - Virt (10/17/2013) [-]
HAVE
HAVE
#33 to #32 - Virt (10/17/2013) [-]
SO
SO
#34 to #33 - Virt (10/17/2013) [-]
MANY
MANY
#36 to #34 - Virt (10/17/2013) [-]
MORE
MORE
#37 to #36 - Virt (10/17/2013) [-]
Comment Picture
#38 to #37 - Virt (10/17/2013) [-]
MFW NOT DONE YET
MFW NOT DONE YET
#39 to #38 - Virt (10/17/2013) [-]
DONE?
DONE?
#41 to #39 - Virt (10/17/2013) [-]
NOPE
NOPE
#42 to #41 - Virt (10/17/2013) [-]
Ok now im done
Ok now im done
#6 - thatnathandrake (10/17/2013) [-]
Comment Picture
User avatar #3 - sexyhimself (10/17/2013) [-]
my race? my rack? my rear? my ruckus? my rad? my rodent? my rustles? my reports? my rampage?

I´m lost
User avatar #4 to #3 - thathorse (10/17/2013) [-]
I think that maybe, just maybe he meant "My Reaction When"
User avatar #7 to #4 - unncommon (10/17/2013) [-]
He's not necessarily reacting to anything though...
User avatar #5 to #4 - sexyhimself (10/17/2013) [-]
hmmm, maybe maybe.... OOOOOR My ROBOT when. Since there is a robot in the GIF
User avatar #11 to #5 - alexjonez (10/17/2013) [-]
I don't know if you're doing it on purpose and know all along but the R button is directly above the F button.
User avatar #12 to #11 - sexyhimself (10/17/2013) [-]
I had that ********** as well, but that would make more sense if it was in the title and not in the content
#1 - omegat (10/17/2013) [-]
MFW my crush tells a joke
MFW my crush tells a joke
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