To build Upkie from scratch, expect to spend around $2,500 in core components, 34 hours in 3D printing, and more hours of your work assembling and testing the beast. Here are the main links to get started:
Project log index
Here is a ranked list of ideas about what to do next to improve Upkie:
- Hollow leg, part 2: shin and ankle
- Sit-down / stand-up controller
- Whole-body control to show how the legs help negotiate uneven terrain
Chime in in the comments if you have suggestions, or if you want to try out (parts or all of) the hardware and/or software. Support will be provided to other makers, on GitHub for software and on Printables for hardware.