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.
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TUlip is equipped with foam and composite body armor to protect it during rough games.
If TUlip falls over, it can use its arms to help itself stand back up again.
- Equipped with compliant force-controlled actuators. Able to walk on uneven terrain and adjust to external forces.
- 130 cm | 51.2 in
- 19 cm | 7.5 in
- 40 cm | 15.7 in
- 20 kg | 44.1 lb
- 1.44 km/h | 0.9 mph
- Stereo camera, IMU, ground contact sensors, rotary encoders in each joint.
- 12 Maxon 60-W brushed DC motors and four Dynamixel servomotors.
- 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
- 1 GHz single board computer
- 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)
- Aluminum structure and hard plastic covers.
- $30,000 (cost of materials)