Developed by the team DRC-Hubo@UNLV, the robot is a semi-autonomous humanoid robot – a robot with a body shape that resembles a human body – complete with numerous electro-mechanical and computer systems that support movement and interaction with humans and the environment.
Some Quick Facts:
The Korean Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) develops the Hubo series of robots.
DRC-Hubo is approximately 160 centimeters or nearly 5’3” tall.
DRC-Hubo is made of aluminum and weighs approximately 80 kilograms or nearly 176 pounds.
DRC-Hubo’s three cameras provide either a narrow or a wide view and the ability to perceive 3D objects.
Each of DRC-Hubo’s arms have 7 motors and 7 motor drivers, to simulate the mechanics of a human arm and support lifting, turning and twisting movements.
DRC-Hubo can lift up to 20 kilograms or nearly 44 pounds.
DRC-Hubo has three fingers on one hand and four fingers on the other hand, which can exert 200 Newtons in force.
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