World first: Ecci's creators say it is the most advanced robot ever created with tendons, muscles, bones, a brain and the visual capability of a human
The Real Life C-3PO: World's Most Advanced Robot Has Muscles, Tendons... And Ability To Correct Its Own Mistakes -- The Daily Mail
It looks like a stripped-down version of Star Wars character C-3PO.
But this robot is science fact not fiction - and one of the most advanced in the world.
Ecci, as it has been named, is the first ever robot to have 'muscles' and 'tendons', as well as the 'bones' they help move. All made of a specially developed plastic.
And most advanced of all, it also has a brain with the ability to correct its mistakes - a trait previously only seen in humans.
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