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Octavia

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Octavia is a social humanoid robot with an expressive face and dexterous hands. It's designed to understand how humans perceive, think, and act, using her knowledge to interact naturally with people.

Creator
Naval Research Laboratory & Xitome Design
Country
United States πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Year
2009
Type
Humanoids, Research
Creator
Naval Research Laboratory & Xitome Design
Country
United States πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Year
2009
Type
Humanoids, Research

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Specs

FEATURES
Two-wheel self-balancing base for mobility. Able to use its hands for dexterous object manipulation. Expressive face for social interaction.
HEIGHT
175 cm | 69 in
LENGTH
56 cm | 22 in
WIDTH
63.5 cm | 25 in
WEIGHT
168 kg | 370 lb
SPEED
16 km/h | 10 mph

SENSORS
Two video cameras in the eyes, 3D active infrared/visible camera in the forehead, LIDAR in the mobile base. Optional: 3D passive infrared camera, microphone array, fingertip pressure sensors.
ACTUATORS
DC motors
POWER
36-V lead-acid battery plus two lithium-ion batteries for drive system, 2 hours of operation.
COMPUTING
PC/104-based computer for body and base control; Intel PC for sensing.
SOFTWARE
Linux and Windows OS, custom control and sensing software, ACT-R/E cognitive architecture.
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
45 (Head: 20 DoF; Hand: 7 DoF x 2; Arm: 4 DoF x 2; Torso: 1 DoF; Wheels: 2 DoF)
MATERIALS
Machined aluminum, plastic.
COST
N/A
STATUS
Ongoing
HISTORY
N/A
WEBSITE
http://www.nrl.navy.mil/aic/iss/aas/CognitiveRobots.php

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