As of January 1st, 2013, the Webots newsletter has been replaced by the Webots Blog
for news about Webots and Cyberbotics.
News for the Webots™ user community.
|Webots 7.03 released!
just released a new version of Webots 7.
This new version fixes a number of bugs
and introduces a few new minor features,
including improvements to the dock windows
and new buttons to easily make screenshots
and movies. The complete change log is
You can download this new version of
Webots from the usual
|Static balance test in
Webots 7, it is possible to display the
support polygon and projection of the
center of mass for any robot (from the
View / Optional Rendering menu of Webots).
The projection on the floor of the center
of mass of a robot has to lie within the
support polygon to satisfy the static
balance test. If the test is fulfilled,
the robot is in a steady position.
Otherwise, it may either fall down unless
it is actively managing a dynamic balance
motion (like dynamic walking). This tool
is very useful when developing walking
motion for legged robots. The support
polygon appears in green when the test is
fulfilled and in red otherwise. A video
showing this static balance test is
|Can you survive the Cyber
Savannah is a robot programming
competition taking place in a
nature-inspired artificial eco-system with
uneven terrain, natural textures, changing
light conditions and a balanced energy
cycle. The robots in your team will have
to eat, mate and possibly die. The
competition based on Webots will reward
the best entry with a prize of £500.
The deadline for submitting your robot
controller is February 1st, 2013.
|1000 Webots customers
just reached the milestone of 1000
Webots paying customers. This is a
great reward for us to now count more than
1000 customers in our data base of Webots
licenses. We would like to take the
opportunity of this celebration to thank
all the Webots users for their continuous
confidence in Webots and regular purchases
of licenses or Premier services allowing
us to further develop new versions of
Webots on a regular basis and to provide
them with a high quality user support.
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