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Jaco

Jaco is a safe, lightweight robotic arm with a three-fingered hand. It's been used to assist people with upper-body disabilities, letting them perform tasks like picking up objects and opening doors.

FEATURES

Compact, modular design. Equipped with an underactuated gripper for safety. Easy, plug-and-play installation.

HEIGHT

90 cm | 35 in

LENGTH

N/A cm | in

WIDTH

N/A cm | in

WEIGHT

5.7 kg | 12.5 lb

SPEED

0.54 km/h | 0.34 mph

SENSORS

Hall effect sensor, absolute position encoders, current sensor, and temperature sensor in every joint. Accelerometer in the base.

ACTUATORS

DC brushless motors, harmonic drives.

POWER

24-V power supply

COMPUTING

Custom computing and control system.

SOFTWARE

Custom software, with C#, C++, and Windows and Linux ROS interfaces.

DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)

9 (Arm: 6 DoF; Gripper: 3 DoF)

MATERIALS

Carbon fiber shell with aluminum actuators.

COST

$50,000 for research version (includes case, joystick, mounting kit, and software)

STATUS

Ongoing

WEBSITE

http://kinovarobotics.com