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Sophia

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Sophia is a realistic humanoid robot capable of displaying humanlike expressions and interacting with people. It's designed for research, education, and entertainment, and helps promote public discussion about AI ethics and the future of robotics.

Creator
Hanson Robotics
Country
China πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³
Year
2016
Type
Humanoids, Entertainment, Research
Country
China πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³
Year
2016
Type
Humanoids, Entertainment, Research

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Specs

FEATURES
Able to display an array of complex and emotional expressions. Equipped with natural language processing and speech, facial recognition, visual tracking, and other AI-based behaviors.
HEIGHT
167 cm | 65.7 in
LENGTH
N/A cm | N/A in
WIDTH
41 cm | 16 in
WEIGHT
20 kg | 45 lb
SPEED
N/A km/h | N/A mph

SENSORS
Custom wide-angle 1080p chest camera. Intel RealSense camera. Two custom 720p HD cameras (one for each eye). External USB microphone. Joint angle sensors and force sensors in arm joints. Touch sensors in fingers. Audio localization array. Inertial measurement unit (IMU).
ACTUATORS
Head and face: Five Dynamixel XM430 servos and 23 Xpert servos. Eyes: Two Hitec HS-65MG servos. Neck: Three Dynamixel XM430 servos. Arms and hands: Two Dynamixel MX64 servos, one Dynamixel MX106 servo, four Dynamixel XM430 servos, six Xpert servos, and two MKS servos (per arm/hand).
POWER
110/220-V power supply or 24-V lithium-polymer battery
COMPUTING
3 GHz Intel i7 with 32 GB RAM, integrated GPU
SOFTWARE
Ubuntu Linux OS, Ethernet, Wi-Fi
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
83 (Head and neck: 36 DoF; Arm and hand: 15 DoF x 2; Torso: 3 DoF; Mobile base: 14 DoF)
MATERIALS
Frubber (actuated skin), carbon fiber, CNC aluminum, steel, Spectra fiber, Delrin thermoplastic, acrylic, polycarbonate, 3D-printed parts, and other mixed media.
COST
N/A
STATUS
Ongoing
WEBSITE
https://www.hansonrobotics.com/