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Kibo

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Kibo is a humanoid robot with an expressive, cartoonish face. It navigates on its own, understands spoken commands, and likes to give hugs with every one of its 43 degrees of freedom.

Creator
Korea Institute of Science and Technology
Country
South Korea πŸ‡°πŸ‡·
Year
2011
Type
Humanoids, Research
Creator
Korea Institute of Science and Technology
Country
South Korea πŸ‡°πŸ‡·
Year
2011
Type
Humanoids, Research

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Specs

FEATURES
Capable of showing a variety of facial expressions and lip-syncing tunes. Able to recognize faces and objects.
HEIGHT
120 cm | 47.2 in
LENGTH
300 cm | 118.1 in
WIDTH
48 cm | 18.9 in
WEIGHT
42 kg | 92.6 lb
SPEED
0.54 km/h | 0.3 mph

SENSORS
Stereo cameras, ultrasonic sensors, six-axis force-torque sensors in the feet, three-axis inertial sensor, Microsoft Kinect, microphones.
ACTUATORS
Faulhaber DC motors, harmonic drive, and belt pulley.
POWER
Battery, 30 minutes of operation
COMPUTING
Intel Core2 embedded PC
SOFTWARE
Linux OS with RTAI
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
44 (Head and Face: 17 DoF; Arms: 6 DoF x 2; Hands: 1 DoF x 2; Waist: 1 DoF; Legs: 6 DoF x 2)
MATERIALS
N/A
COST
$270,000 (only for hardware; $9 million for R&D)
STATUS
Ongoing
HISTORY
N/A
WEBSITE
http://irobotics.re.kr