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Murata develops Murata Girl, a unicycle-riding robot
Photo: Company [Oct 6, 2008]
Murata develops Murata Girl, a unicycle-riding robot

The robot incorporate several Murata products, including capacitors, sensors and communication modules. The company highlighted that Murata Girl can maintain balance and move around on a unicycle while keeping a certain distance from an object using a ultrasonic sensor. The robot can also transmits moving images via a live camera.

The company explained Murata Girl features gyro sensors that detect Murata Girl's tilt angle. Signals from the gyro sensors are then used to help control the unicycle wheel in the forward and backward direction

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