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Twendy One

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Twendy One is a humanoid with strong arms, dexterous hands, and a mobile base. It's intended to assist the elderly in their homes by helping them move around and taking care of household tasks.

Creator
Waseda University
Country
Japan πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅
Year
2007
Type
Humanoids, Research
Creator
Waseda University
Country
Japan πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅
Year
2007
Type
Humanoids, Research

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Specs

FEATURES
Equipped with high-performance actuators. Capable of grasping objects of various shapes and assisting a person to stand up and walk.
HEIGHT
146.7 cm | 57.8 in
LENGTH
N/A cm | N/A in
WIDTH
73.4 cm | 28.9 in
WEIGHT
111 kg | 244.7 lb
SPEED
2.7 km/h | 1.7 mph

SENSORS
Stereo cameras, five six-axis force sensors, 60 position sensors, more than 600 distributed force sensors.
ACTUATORS
51 AC servomotors
POWER
Lithium-ion battery, 30 minutes of operation
COMPUTING
Seven Pentium processors
SOFTWARE
Linux OS. Custom software.
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
47
MATERIALS
Silicone, plastic, and metal.
COST
N/A
STATUS
Ongoing
HISTORY
N/A
WEBSITE
http://www.twendyone.com

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