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.
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Cody's omnidirectional base allows the robot to move in any direction without having to turn first.
Cody is becoming an expert at giving humans sponge baths.
- Equipped with compliant arms and an omnidirectional mobile base. Able to lift its torso using a linear actuator.
- 155 cm | 61 in
- 65 cm | 25.6 in
- 75 cm | 29.5 in
- 136 kg | 299.8 lb
- 1.26 km/h | 0.8 mph
- Point Grey Dragonfly camera, Microsoft Kinect, pressure-sensing tactile array (in the forearm), ATI force-torque sensors (wrist).
- Meka A1 arms with series elastic actuators, Festo linear actuator, Segway RMP 50 Omni mobile base.
- Standard 120-V power supply or three lithium-polymer batteries.
- Two Mac Minis and one Dell Studio Hybrid (real-time PC for the arms).
- 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)
- Aluminum 80/20 framing system.