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TUlip

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TUlip is a human-size humanoid designed as a platform to study bipedal locomotion and gait control. Which is just another way of saying the robot is used to play soccer in RoboCup competitions.

Creator
Delft University of Technology
Country
The Netherlands πŸ‡³πŸ‡±
Year
2008
Type
Humanoids, Research
Creator
Delft University of Technology
Country
The Netherlands πŸ‡³πŸ‡±
Year
2008
Type
Humanoids, Research

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Specs

FEATURES
Equipped with compliant force-controlled actuators. Able to walk on uneven terrain and adjust to external forces.
HEIGHT
130 cm | 51.2 in
LENGTH
19 cm | 7.5 in
WIDTH
40 cm | 15.7 in
WEIGHT
20 kg | 44.1 lb
SPEED
1.44 km/h | 0.9 mph

SENSORS
Stereo camera, IMU, ground contact sensors, rotary encoders in each joint.
ACTUATORS
12 Maxon 60-W brushed DC motors and four Dynamixel servomotors.
POWER
Three 3.7-V 3.3-Ah lithium-polymer batteries and eight 3.7-V 2.0-Ah lithium-polymer batteries for the actuators, 30 minutes of operation
COMPUTING
1 GHz single board computer
SOFTWARE
Xenomai Linux OS. RoboFrame middleware and custom control software.
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
16 (Head: 2 DoF; Arm: 1 DoF x 2; Leg: 6 DoF x 2)
MATERIALS
Aluminum structure and hard plastic covers.
COST
$30,000 (cost of materials)
STATUS
Discontinued
HISTORY
N/A
WEBSITE
http://www.dutchrobotics.net