Robot Controlled by a Wearable Lego Exosuit

Designer Daniele Benedettelli has developed a system where he can remotely control humanoid robot Cyclops MK II using an exoskeleton of Lego.

Benedettelli began the project in 2011 and has made overhauls to the robot’s design over the years. The most recent test footage posted May (shown below) demonstrates the latest version of the humanoid robot being remote controlled by a wearable exosuit made of Lego Mindstorms NXT hardware.

The exoskeleton is equipped with potentiometers that...

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