ESCHER Humanoid Robot

>February 17, 2017

ESCHER Humanoid Robot

ESCHER Humanoid Robot

ESCHER Humanoid RobotESCHER Humanoid Robot

A Virginia Tech art professor and visual communication design professor are working with one of the university’s engineering departments to improve the aesthetics and utility of protective body panels for a robot built by Virginia Tech students to complete search-and-rescue tasks.

ESCHER is a humanoid robot created to respond to natural or man-made disasters. Designed and built in the Terrestrial Robotics Engineering & Controls Laboratory, which is based in Virginia Tech’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, ESCHER stands roughly 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 165 pounds.

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