nuvo Code Being Shared With All – ZMP

ZMP, the Tokyo based “world’s first venture company focusing on robot technology” is selling the source code (Japanese site) for nuvo, one of its best-selling robots.

nuvo was unveiled in 2004 and ZMP says it’s the first robot for home use.

The company are aiming to establish a research community focused on the findings from research with the nuvo source code.

They are targeting educational institutions, companies and individuals.

For $2,400, buyers will get one of the nuvo robots, the source code (in C++ and C) and an electrical circuit diagram.

3 days of instruction by ZMP employees (maintenance, system analysis etc.) is also (fortunately) included in the price.

ZMP hopes to make a contribution to next-generation robot technology as a whole – that’s a thing of beauty man!

This sounds all very neo-hippy but the number of participants in the “nuvo source code program” is limited to 50, with the first one being a Japanese professor……..hmmmmmmm………

Via Tech-On