Entertainment Robot (left: clay mockup) (2003)
A small entertainment robot. At 58cm tall, SDR-4X was notable for graceful movement and an impressive repertoire of communication skills. The robot’s real-time integrated adaptive motion control system coordinates 38 joints all over the body, enabling natural movement. SDR-4X also features sophisticated voice processing. The robot can sing or dance moving its entire body, enabling more intricate expressions and gestures. Equipped with a pair of CCD cameras, it can also automatically navigate a path through obstacles.