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Geminoid HI

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Geminoid HI-1 is an android copy of its creator, Hiroshi Ishiguro. It reproduces the voice and head movements of Ishiguro (or another operator) and is intended to study what it means to be human.

Creator
Osaka University, ATR, and Kokoro
Country
Japan πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅
Year
2006
Type
Humanoid, Research
Creator
Osaka University, ATR, and Kokoro
Country
Japan πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅
Year
2006
Type
Humanoid, Research

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Specs

FEATURES
Capable of performing breathing and blinking movements autonomously.
HEIGHT
140 cm | 55.1 in (sitting posture)
LENGTH
N/A cm | N/A in
WIDTH
100 cm | 39.4 in
WEIGHT
60 kg | 132.3 lb
SPEED
N/A km/h | N/A mph

SENSORS
Tactile sensors
ACTUATORS
50 pneumatic actuators
POWER
External air compressor
COMPUTING
External teleoperation control unit and air valve system
SOFTWARE
Windows OS. Custom robot control and teleoperation software.
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
50 (Head: 13 DoF; Torso: 15 DoF; Arms and legs: 22 DoF)
MATERIALS
Silicone rubber for skin. Fiber-reinforced plastic for skull. Metal and plastic for internal frame and mechanisms. Urethane foam for shape support. Natural and synthetic hair.
COST
$1 million
STATUS
Ongoing
HISTORY
N/A
WEBSITE
http://www.geminoid.jp

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