Published on June 7 2014

Introducing The Altair Ez:2 Robot

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Introducing the ALTAIR (Affordable Latest Technology Artificially Intelligent Robot) EZ:2 Robot

The first unveiling of the EZ;2 Robot (the commercial version of the EZ:1 Robot that has been seen on this forum) - you guys are seeing the EZ:2 first!

I am proud to confirm that it will have "EZ-Robot inside" and powered by the awesome V4 - well done DJ and the EZ-Robot team for making such a great product that allows robots like the EZ:2 to be light years ahead of the competition!

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The EZ:2 will also have face and object recognition capabilities and our advanced Ai engine and will work together with the EZ-Builder software.

Because we have been waiting to design in the incredible EZ-Robot V4, we are behind on our development schedule (but it is worth waiting for) and we will now start beta testing in 2015.

I wanted the EZ:2 to look like a robot and not a humanoid and you will see this reflected in the design. I guess not everyone will like the design, but it is practical for (low cost) mass production and because of its modular build transportation costs are reduced.

Hope you all like the EZ:2.

April 28 2016
@Toymaker, very nice. I thought you had already released your robot to the public? Anyway love the head setup!

Could I ask how the sound localization mic's work? I remember sometime back someone had wrote a script to use two microphones, which I was never able to get it to work correctly. It would be great for it to work like the old R2-D2 thanks.
April 29 2016
I use these Panasonic sensors they do require a few external components.

The head sensor PIC looks at the PIRs outputs pulse length/repetitions and can then estimate how much human activity is occurring each side. All head sensory data is compressed into a data packet and sent to the v4 which is the master controller.

On sound localization I use a cross-correlation function that is quite complicated and requires a dedicated microcontroller - it can track sound with an accuracy of around 5 degrees in front and 9 degrees sides.

April 29 2016
Thanks Tony, did you R&D the sound localization yourself, do you sell them or is there a supplier that retails these sound localizers.

I would love to us it in my Inmoov.

June 24 2017
Hi.. simple question.
Is it for sale?
If so, where and how much it would cost one unit?
May 7 2018
Is this robot available in the US? I've seen a couple of comments about it, but none answered. My son is home schooled with high functioning Asberger's (just a sub-type of Autism) as search we do robots once a week. Something like this (or been thinking maybe a inmoov build) could be great thus the reason I'm asking about availability in the US. Thanks!