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TURTLE

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TURTLE is a fully autonomous soccer-playing robot that participates in the RoboCup competition. Like human players, it can move, dribble, pass, and shoot. It is programmed to collaborate with its robot teammates in both defensive and offensive formations.

Creator
Eindhoven University of Technology
Country
The Netherlands πŸ‡³πŸ‡±
Year
2012
Type
Research
Country
The Netherlands πŸ‡³πŸ‡±
Year
2012
Type
Research

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Specs

FEATURES
Able to dribble backwards. Ball kicks can reach speeds of up to 12 m/s. Robots can play every position on the field, and even switch positions during the game.
HEIGHT
79 cm | 31 in
LENGTH
50 cm | 19.7 in
WIDTH
50 cm | 19.7 in
WEIGHT
38.2 kg | 84 lb
SPEED
12.6 km/h | 7.8 mph

SENSORS
Camera with parabolic mirror, Microsoft Kinect v2
ACTUATORS
Base motors: Three Maxon motors. Ball-handling motors: Two Maxon motors. Kicking motors: Solenoid plus one Maxon motor.
POWER
4.5-Ah lithium-ion battery pack
COMPUTING
Beckhoff Industrial PC with Intel quad-core i7 CPU
SOFTWARE
Ubuntu Linux OS, Matlab, Simulink, OpenCV, C
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
7 (Base: 3 DoF; Ball handling: 2 DoF; Kick: 2 DoF)
MATERIALS
Aluminum
COST
€26,000
STATUS
Ongoing
WEBSITE
http://www.techunited.nl/en/