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DRC-Hubo+

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DRC-Hubo+ is a versatile humanoid that won first place at the DARPA Robotics Challenge in 2015. The robot can use tools, open doors, and even drive a vehicle. But its best trick is transforming itself from a walking biped to a wheeled machine.

Creator
KAIST and Rainbow Robotics
Country
South Korea πŸ‡°πŸ‡·
Year
2015
Type
Humanoids, Research, Disaster Response
Creator
KAIST and Rainbow Robotics
Country
South Korea πŸ‡°πŸ‡·
Year
2015
Type
Humanoids, Research, Disaster Response

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Specs

FEATURES
Transforms between a walking biped (to climb stairs or walk over debris) or a wheeled machine (for flat surfaces). Able to grasp and manipulate objects like power tools and door knobs. Can be teleoperated for use in hazardous environments. Equipped with an air-cooling system.
HEIGHT
170 cm | 5.8 in
LENGTH
N/A cm | N/A in
WIDTH
59 cm | 23 in
WEIGHT
80 kg | 176 lb
SPEED
1.5 km/h | 0.9 mph

SENSORS
Rainbow Robotics force/torque sensors at the end of each limb. ADIS-16480 inertial measurement unit (IMU). KVH-1750 fiber-optic gyro. Two optical flow sensors on shins. Camera and Hokuyo 2D lidar.
ACTUATORS
Maxon EC-Powermax 30 and Maxon RE-Max 29
POWER
Two lithium-on batteries, 4 hours of operation
COMPUTING
Intel NUC PC for head sensing and for motion
SOFTWARE
Linux OS and PODO (a customized motion control framework developed at KAIST)
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
32 (Head: 1 DoF; Arm and Hand: 8 DoF x 2; Leg and Wheel: 7 DoF x 2; Waist: 1 DoF)
MATERIALS
Aluminum
COST
$320,000
STATUS
Ongoing
HISTORY
WEBSITE
https://hubolab.kaist.ac.kr