Robomo (2010-2016)



Peeping its head from the bag, it quickly looks around, before hiding again…

Like walking with a cute pet, we wanted to create a personal robot who can accompany you on walks. Born from the pet concept, Robomo is a personal mobile robot inspired by the pitcher plant.



  • Khaoula Youssef and Michio Okada: How a Minimally Designed Robot can Help Implicitly Maintain the Communication Protocol, Internal Journal of Social Robotics, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 431–448 (June 2017).


  • Youssef Khaoula, P. Ravindra S De Silva and Michio Okada: Exploring the Four Social Bonds Evolvement for an Accompanying Minimally Designed Robot, International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR2015), Paris, France, pp. 337-347, October 26-30, 2015.


  • ICSR 2010 Robot Design Competition 3rd