CHARLI-2: Today Soccer, Tomorrow The World

Posted by on October 23, 2012
Last Updated: July 16, 2017

CHARLI-2 is a “cognitive humanoid autonomous robot” designed by Virginia Tech’s Robotics and Mechanics Laboratory. Last year, he won first place in the adult-size division of RoboCup. If you don’t already know, that’s the World Cup of soccer for robots.

Here he is performing his preemptive victory dance before he takes over humanity.

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About the Author Post by Rob Schwarz Rob Schwarz is a writer, blogger, and part-time peddler of mysterious tales. He manages Stranger Dimensions in between changing aquarium filters and reading bad novels about mermaids.