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.
Able to navigate human environments, recognize faces, and understand speech. Bipedal walking based on ZMP (Zero Moment Point) control approach.
130 cm | 51.2 in
N/A cm | N/A in
45 cm | 17.7 in
48 kg | 105.8 lb
9 km/h | 5.6 mph (running); 2.7 km/h | 1.7 mph (walking)
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.
More than 26 DC motors and brushless DC motors.
51.8-V lithium-ion battery, 1 hour of operation
Custom computing and control system.
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)
Body made of a magnesium alloy frame covered with a plastic resin.