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Quince

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Quince is a remote control mobile robot packed with sensors. It is designed to enter areas that humans really shouldn't be going to, like buildings after earthquakes and crippled nuclear reactors.

Creator
Chiba Institute of Tech. and Tohoku University
Country
Japan πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅
Year
2011
Type
Research, Industrial
Creator
Chiba Institute of Tech. and Tohoku University
Country
Japan πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅
Year
2011
Type
Research, Industrial

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Specs

FEATURES
Capable of carrying a variety of sensor payloads. Able to climb steep slopes and stairs.
HEIGHT
110 cm | 43.3 in
LENGTH
110 cm | 43.3 in
WIDTH
48 cm | 18.9 in
WEIGHT
45 kg | 99.2 lb
SPEED
5.76 km/h | 3.6 mph

SENSORS
Six cameras, three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer, temperature and humidity sensor, air dust sampler, laser scanner.
ACTUATORS
Seven motors
POWER
Four 14.8-V 88-Wh lithium-ion batteries, 2 to 3 hours of operation
COMPUTING
On-board embedded PC and four motor controllers. External rugged PC for operator.
SOFTWARE
Gentoo Linux OS. Windows 7 on remote computer.
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
6 (Tracks: 2 DoF; Angle of sub-tracks: 4 DoF)
MATERIALS
N/A
COST
N/A
STATUS
Ongoing
HISTORY
N/A
WEBSITE
http://furo.org/en/works/quince.html

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