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Asimo

Asimo is a humanoid robot designed to be a helper to people. It can run, dance, hop, and kick a soccer ball. It travels the world as an ambassador to robokind, making humans excited about robotics.

FEATURES

Able to navigate human environments, recognize faces, and understand speech. Bipedal walking based on ZMP (Zero Moment Point) control approach.

HEIGHT

130 cm | 51.2 in

LENGTH

N/A cm | N/A in

WIDTH

45 cm | 17.7 in

WEIGHT

48 kg | 105.8 lb

SPEED

9 km/h | 5.6 mph (running); 2.7 km/h | 1.7 mph (walking)

SENSORS

Head with cameras and microphones. Torso with gyroscope and accelerometer. Foot with six-axis force sensor. Hands with tactile sensors in the palms and force sensor on each finger.

ACTUATORS

More than 26 DC motors and brushless DC motors.

POWER

51.8-V lithium-ion battery, 1 hour of operation

COMPUTING

Custom computing and control system.

SOFTWARE

VxWorks real-time OS and custom control software.

DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)

57 (Head: 3 DoF; Arm: 7 DoF x 2; Hand: 13 DoF x 2; Hip: 2 DoF; Leg: 6 DoF x 2)

MATERIALS

Body made of a magnesium alloy frame covered with a plastic resin.

COST

N/A

STATUS

Ongoing

WEBSITE

http://asimo.honda.com