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Qbo

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Qbo is a small robot that users can assemble and program themselves. It is open source and can drive autonomously, track faces and objects, understand speech, and recognize itself in a mirror.

Creator
Thecorpora
Country
Spain πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ
Year
2012
Type
Consumer
Creator
Thecorpora
Country
Spain πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ
Year
2012
Type
Consumer

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Specs

FEATURES
Capable of navigating autonomously, recognizing and synthesizing speech, and tracking faces and objects. Has autonomous and teleoperation modes.
HEIGHT
45.6 cm | 18 in
LENGTH
29.3 cm | 11.5 in
WIDTH
31.4 cm | 12.4 in
WEIGHT
11 kg | 24.3 lb
SPEED
3.6 km/h | 2.2 mph

SENSORS
Three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer, one infrared distance sensor, two ultrasound obstacle sensors.
ACTUATORS
Two DC motors to power wheels, two servomotors for head movement, and two servomotors for eyebrow movement.
POWER
10-Ah lithium-iron-phosphate battery, 2.5 hours of operation
COMPUTING
Mini ITX motherboard with Intel Core i3, GPU, and Wi-Fi.
SOFTWARE
OpenQbo, a Linux-based OS with ROS integrated, and Qbo applications.
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
4 (Wheels: 2 DoF; Head: 2 DoF)
MATERIALS
Hard plastic exterior, metal chassis and bearings.
COST
N/A
STATUS
Ongoing
HISTORY
N/A
WEBSITE
http://www.thecorpora.com