Flobi is a robotic head that can express humanlike emotions without falling into the Uncanny Valley. It was designed to be deliberately simplistic and cartoonish to make humans more comfortable.
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Changing Flobi's hair and lips turns the robot from female to male.
LEDs in Flobi's cheeks give the robot the ability to blush.
- Modular design. Head elements fitted with magnets for easy configuration of different faces.
- 28 cm | 11 in
- 19 cm | 7.5 in
- 22 cm | 8.7 in
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- Two Point Grey Dragonfly2 cameras, two miniature microphones, IMU-based vestibular system, motor temperature sensors.
- 18 Maxon and Faulhaber servomotors
- 220-V power supply
- Custom software
- DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
- 18 (Eyebrows: 2 DoF; Eyes: 3 DoF; Eyelids: 4 DoF; Lips: 6 DoF; Neck: 3 DoF)
- Plastic exterior; metal and plastic frame.