QTrobot is an expressive little humanoid designed as a tool for therapists and educators. It uses facial expressions, gestures, and games to teach children with autism spectrum disorder about communication, emotions, and social skills.
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Did You Know?
The name QTrobot is a play on "cute robot."
The robot is made to look like a combination of an astronaut and a toddler.
- Lightweight standalone research platform, with connections for mouse, keyboard, and monitor so it can be programmed directly. Easy to use graphical user interface. Recognizes emotions and poses. Supports Robot Operating System (ROS).
- 64 cm | 25 in
- 21 cm | 8.3 in
- 35 cm | 14 in
- 5 kg | 11 lb
- N/A km/h | N/A mph
- Intel RealSense D435 depth camera. ReSpeaker v2.0 high-performance mic array. Motor rotary encoders with position, speed, overload, and temperature feedback.
- Eight HerkuleX smart servo motors
- 19-V DC power supply or external battery pack
- Intel NUC i7, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD
- Ubuntu Linux OS, Robot Operating System (ROS), QTrobot App (Blockly-based visual programming), Python, C++, Java
- DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
- 12 (Head: 2 DoF; Arm: 3 DoF x 2; Hand: 2 DoF unactuated x 2)
- ABS plastic, aluminum