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Care-O-bot 4

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Care-O-bot 4 is a mobile service robot designed to help people. It can work in museums or grocery stores to answer questions, or fetch objects as your home robotic butler.

Creator
Fraunhofer IPA and Mojin Robotics
Country
Germany πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ
Year
2015
Type
Consumer, Research
Creator
Fraunhofer IPA and Mojin Robotics
Country
Germany πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ
Year
2015
Type
Consumer, Research

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Specs

FEATURES
Touchscreen head. Microphone for speech recognition. Cameras for facial and gesture recognition. Spherical joints around pivot points on hips. One-finger hand with integrated sensors. Modular.
HEIGHT
148 cm | 58 in
LENGTH
72 cm | 28.3 in
WIDTH
72 cm | 28.3 in
WEIGHT
140 kg | 308 lb
SPEED
4.3 km/h | 2.7 mph

SENSORS
Mobile base: three safety laser scanners with safety programmable logic controller (PLC). Torso: three 2.5D sensors. Sensor ring with custom sensing configuration including SICK Visionary-T and Intel RealSense.
ACTUATORS
Mobile base: six Wittenstein motors. Arms: Schunk PowerBalls (PRL100, ERB145, ERB115). Spherical joint: two Maxon motors.
POWER
40-Ah lithium-ion battery pack, 5 hours of autonomous operation
COMPUTING
Intel i7 NUC PCs
SOFTWARE
Ubuntu Linux OS, Python control application, Robot Operating System (ROS)
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
23 (Base: 2 DoF; Arm: 7 DoF x 2; Gripper: 2 DoF x 2; Torso Spherical Joint: 2 DoF; Sensor ring: 1 DoF)
MATERIALS
Steel, aluminium, copper, 3D-printed parts, silicone mold covers, PMMA, glass.
COST
$66,000 to $232,000 (depending on configuration)
STATUS
Ongoing
HISTORY
WEBSITE
http://www.care-o-bot4.de

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