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Cody

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Cody is a robotic nurse created to assist individuals with disabilities. It's designed to support research into human-robot interaction with an emphasis on tasks relevant to healthcare.

Creator
Georgia Tech
Country
United States πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Year
2009
Type
Research, Medical
Creator
Georgia Tech
Country
United States πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Year
2009
Type
Research, Medical

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Specs

FEATURES
Equipped with compliant arms and an omnidirectional mobile base. Able to lift its torso using a linear actuator.
HEIGHT
155 cm | 61 in
LENGTH
65 cm | 25.6 in
WIDTH
75 cm | 29.5 in
WEIGHT
136 kg | 299.8 lb
SPEED
1.26 km/h | 0.8 mph

SENSORS
Point Grey Dragonfly camera, Microsoft Kinect, pressure-sensing tactile array (in the forearm), ATI force-torque sensors (wrist).
ACTUATORS
Meka A1 arms with series elastic actuators, Festo linear actuator, Segway RMP 50 Omni mobile base.
POWER
Standard 120-V power supply or three lithium-polymer batteries.
COMPUTING
Two Mac Minis and one Dell Studio Hybrid (real-time PC for the arms).
SOFTWARE
Ubuntu Linux OS and control software written in Python (with a variety of open source packages, including ROS, SciPy, KDL, and OpenCV).
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
18 (Arms: 7 DoF x 2; Mobile base: 3 DoF; Linear actuator: 1 DoF)
MATERIALS
Aluminum 80/20 framing system.
COST
N/A
STATUS
Ongoing
HISTORY
N/A
WEBSITE
http://www.healthcare-robotics.com