Designer: Shunji Yamanaka (Leading Edge Design Corp.)
Design Engineer: Kinya Tagawa (Leading Edge Design Corp.)
System Designer: Jun Homma (FLX Style)
Associate Designer: Nicholas Oxley, Yuji Mitani
Mechanical Design and Manufacturing: NICHINAN Corp.
Manufacturing of Ai rMuscle: the Shadow Robot Company
Cyclops was developed for the Robot Meme Exhibition at the National Museum for Emerging Science and Innovation (MeSci), Tokyo 2001.
Cyclops has been developed from research into a flexible spine robot carried out at the Jouhu System Kougaku Laboratory, the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 1999.