The robot PC can run Linux or Windows.
We developed Linux-based software, starting from the open-source software that Robotis released for DARwIn-OP.
This software supports ball perception, walking, kicking, and getting-up motions.
We made the necessary modifications for the NimbRo-OP robot and included some new features, such as two gait stabilization mechanisms, tilt estimation, instability detection, and correction for the distortion of the wide-angle lens.
Fully assembled and tested robot prototypes can be ordered for a price
of 22.000€ plus tax and shipping from University of
Please contact: sales @ ais.uni-bonn.de.
Please discuss all questions related to the NimbRo-OP robot at
Max Schwarz, Michael Schreiber, Sebastian Schueller, Marcell
Missura and Sven Behnke:
NimbRo-OP Humanoid TeenSize Open Platform
In Proceedings of 7th Workshop on Humanoid Soccer Robots, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Osaka, November 2013.
Michael Schreiber and Sven Behnke:
Humanoid TeenSize Open Platform
In Projects for Promoting RoboCup, Mexico City, June 2012.
NimbRo-OP was demonstrated at the Robotis booth at the IROS 2012 and Humanoids 2012 exhibitions.
The robot was demonstrated with a first version of the ROS-based software at RoboCup German Open 2013.