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CHARLI

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CHARLI is an adult-size humanoid designed as a platform to study robot mobility and autonomy. It can walk, kick a ball, and change its posture to avoid falls if something (or someone) pushes on it.

Creator
UCLA
Country
United States πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Year
2011
Type
Humanoids, Research
Creator
UCLA
Country
United States πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Year
2011
Type
Humanoids, Research

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Specs

FEATURES
Modular, lightweight design. Capable of reacting to external disturbances using an active stabilization strategy.
HEIGHT
141 cm | 55.5 in
LENGTH
48 cm | 18.9 in
WIDTH
20 cm | 7.9 in
WEIGHT
12.1 kg | 26.7 lb
SPEED
1.4 km/h | 0.9 mph (walking)

SENSORS
Camera, three-axis rate gyro, three-axis accelerometer, two microphones, encoders in each joint.
ACTUATORS
32 DC motors
POWER
14.8-V lithium-polymer battery for actuation and 11.1-V lithium-polymer battery for computing, 30 minutes of operation
COMPUTING
Single-board computer with 1.6 GHz Intel Atom CPU.
SOFTWARE
Ubuntu Linux OS and custom operation and control program coded in C++ (LabVIEW version also implemented).
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
25 (Leg: 6 DoF x 2, Arm: 4 DoF x 2, Head: 2 DoF, Hand: 1 DoF x 2, Torso: 1 DoF)
MATERIALS
Aluminum alloy, titanium, carbon-fiber composites, and plastics.
COST
N/A
STATUS
Ongoing
HISTORY
N/A
WEBSITE
http://www.romela.org