Geminoid HI-1 is an android copy of its creator, Hiroshi Ishiguro. It reproduces the voice and head movements of Ishiguro (or another operator) and is intended to study what it means to be human.
Capable of performing breathing and blinking movements autonomously.
140 cm | 55.1 in (sitting posture)
N/A cm | N/A in
100 cm | 39.4 in
60 kg | 132.3 lb
N/A km/h | N/A mph
50 pneumatic actuators
External air compressor
External teleoperation control unit and air valve system
Windows OS. Custom robot control and teleoperation software.
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
50 (Head: 13 DoF; Torso: 15 DoF; Arms and legs: 22 DoF)
Silicone rubber for skin. Fiber-reinforced plastic for skull. Metal and plastic for internal frame and mechanisms. Urethane foam for shape support. Natural and synthetic hair.