ZAR is a dual-arm humanoid muscle robot torso in the 5th version (in German Zweiarmroboter) and was developed in a joint project of:

  • the Department of Bionik und Evolutionstechnik of the Technical University Berlin,
  • the company EvoLogics GmbH and
  • the company Festo AG & Co. KG,

and was launched on 09.07.1999 to life. Only the latest version 5 has two arms and two five-finger hands and shakes the hand of Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel at the Hannover Fair 2006.
   For more information, please visit our project website (in German).