In news that has shocked both the robotics world and South Korea. Dr. Jeakweon Han has resigned his position at Robotis a South Korea Robotics Company. He has held the job as Principal Engineer on and off for almost 10 years.
Robotis is one of the leading robot companies in the world and it's Dynamixel Servos set the standards for all other robot companies. Dr. Han is the one of the leading humanoid robot designers in the world. A few of the projects he has worked on are the DARwIn-OP, Bioloid Premium kit and THOR-MANG which just competed in the DARPA Robotics Challenge last month.
It will be interest to watch and see what the fallout from this event will have on both Dr. Han and Robotis. We will just have to wait and see.