UBTECH: CES robotics star wants to bring humanoid robots to every family


UBTECH’s next-generation bipedal robot recently made an impressive global debut, and the startup’s founder has once again become the focus of attention

At CES 2019, Chinese robotics startup UBTECH unveiled Walker, a bipedal humanoid robot. Walker’s debut was greeted with many oohs and ahhs from conference attendees. Sporting fully functional limbs, the robot is capable of walking up and down stairs just like a human being. January’s conference was not the first time UBTECH had brought new robots to the event. In 2017, the startup’s Alpha 2 and JIMU robots were CES Innovation Award Honorees. A quickly rising star in the robotics field, UBTECH raised US$820 million in its April 2018 Series C funding round, the single largest f...
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Edited by Wendy Lovinger , Wang Xiao'e

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