Husky is a tough unmanned ground vehicle designed for robotics research in outdoor environments. Its all-terrain tires and powerful motors allow it to conquer snow, sand, mud, and steep hills.
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Did You Know?
Husky wants to be a researcher's best friend.
Husky once towed a Cadillac with locked breaks.
At least three research groups have used Husky to build Mars rover prototypes.
- Modular and easy to customize. Equipped with industry standard slotted aluminum frame for rapid payload mounting.
- 39 cm | 15.3 in
- 99 cm | 39 in
- 67 cm | 26.4 in
- 50 kg | 110 lb (including battery)
- 3.6 km/h | 2.2 mph
- On-board: IMU, battery voltage, motor currents, and wheel odometry sensors.
- DC motors
- 24-V 20-Ah sealed lead-acid battery, 8 hours of operation. Onboard: 5-V, 12-V, and 24-V power supply for user payload.
- Computing and sensor payloads according to customer requests.
- ROS, LabVIEW, Player/Stage, custom software in C++ and Python.
- DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
Clearpath began as four University of Waterloo mechatronics engineering students decided to create robotics technology that could help the military save lives and avoid casualties. Their plans began to take shape when they entered a robotics ground vehicle competition organized by the U.S. Army. Clearpath's goal was to develop a team of low-cost mobile robots that could employ a divide-and-conquer strategy to clear minefields without risking human life. That was the beginning of a project that would lead to the creation of Husky, an all-terrain unmanned ground vehicle. The goal is to offer Husky to researchers seeking a rugged and reliable research platform.
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