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FLASH

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FLASH is a research robot capable of displaying different emotional states. It's designed to explore how people respond to robotic companions that can talk, gesticulate, and make facial expressions.

Creator
Wroclaw University of Technology
Country
Poland πŸ‡΅πŸ‡±
Year
2012
Type
Humanoids, Research
Creator
Wroclaw University of Technology
Country
Poland πŸ‡΅πŸ‡±
Year
2012
Type
Humanoids, Research

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Specs

FEATURES
Able to recognize objects and faces, and understand speech. Capable of displaying happiness, sadness, surprise, anger, weariness, and disgust.
HEIGHT
125 cm | 49.2 in
LENGTH
N/A cm | N/A in
WIDTH
70 cm | 27.6 in
WEIGHT
40 kg | 88.2 lb
SPEED
1.8 km/h | 1.1 mph

SENSORS
Hokuyo URG laser range finder, Analog Devices inertial system, Microsoft Kinect, Logitech QuickCam Sphere camera.
ACTUATORS
Maxon brushed DC motors
POWER
42-V 16-Ah lithium-polymer battery and 16.8-V 10-Ah lithium-polymer secondary battery, 2 hours of operation
COMPUTING
microATX board with Intel i7 quad-core CPU and Freescale PowerPC MPC555 CPU.
SOFTWARE
Ubuntu Linux and Windows 7 OS with Gostai Urbi, FaTiMa, Player, Adept ARIA, OpenCV, SDL, Microsoft Speech API, Loquendo, PittPatt, and OpenNI.
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
51 (Arms: 7 DoF x 2; Hand: 12 DoF x 2; Head: 11 DoF; Wheels: 2 DoF)
MATERIALS
Aluminum chassis, plastic parts printed in selective laser sintering and rapid-prototyping.
COST
N/A
STATUS
Discontinued
HISTORY
N/A
WEBSITE
http://www.flash.lirec.ict.pwr.wroc.pl

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