Meet the HR-OS1 Humanoid Endoskeleton with Intel Edison inside. This robot is an open source, 20-degree of freedom humanoid platform that can be customized with 3D printable shells. You can connect it to apps on your smartphone or tablet. Developers can access high level functions of the robot, including walking, animations, gestures, and talking.
Here are the specs for this robot:
- 20 AX-12A Robot Actuators
- on-board Gyro, Accelerometer
- Intel Edison Processor
- WiFi/ Bluetooth
- 2000 mAH LiPo Battery
- 1.85 kg
- Open Source C++ framework based on the DARwin-OP software with integrated Node.JS based API
This open source product is highly customizable and looks like a wonderful kit to use to learn more about programming robots. Not cheap but looks like a lot of fun.