posted on Dec, 18 2003 @ 07:07 PM
"World's First Running Humanoid Robot
Tokyo Japan, December 18th, 2003 - Sony Corporation today announced the development of dramatically enhanced motion of Sony's humanoid robot,
enabling integrated motion control for walking, jumping and running. By applying this technology to QRIO, which is one of Sony's technology
platforms, Sony has successfully created the world's first* running humanoid robot.
(* As of Dec. 18th, 2003, based on Sony's investigation, as an autonomous robot with internalized control system and power supply system)"