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Pneuborn

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Pneuborn is a robotic infant simulator that focuses on the development of musculoskeletal systems. It can teach itself to crawl, sit, and stand using pattern generators and learning algorithms.

Creator
Osaka University
Country
Japan πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅
Year
2009
Type
Humanoids, Research
Creator
Osaka University
Country
Japan πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅
Year
2009
Type
Humanoids, Research

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Specs

FEATURES
Design of body structures based on a real human infant. Equipped with robust pneumatic musculoskeletal system.
HEIGHT
80 cm | 31.5 in
LENGTH
N/A cm | N/A in
WIDTH
N/A cm | N/A in
WEIGHT
6.4 kg | 14.1 lb
SPEED
N/A km/h | N/A mph

SENSORS
External motion capture system
ACTUATORS
McKibben pneumatic artificial muscles
POWER
Lithium-polymer battery and external air compressor.
COMPUTING
Renesas H8-3069 microcontroller
SOFTWARE
Custom software in C/C++
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
26
MATERIALS
N/A
COST
N/A
STATUS
Ongoing
HISTORY
N/A
WEBSITE
http://www-hi.ise.eng.osaka-u.ac.jp/index-e.html