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Roboy

Roboy is a humanoid robot designed as a platform for robotics research, in particular humanlike musculoskeletal actuation. It's open source, and its body is 3D-printed and easy to reproduce.

FEATURES

Open hardware and software. Human-like muscle and tendon structures. Able to understand speech and detect faces.

HEIGHT

142 cm | 56 in

LENGTH

N/A cm | in

WIDTH

50.7 cm | 20 in

WEIGHT

N/A kg | lb

SPEED

N/A km/h | N/A mph

SENSORS

Two cameras and one microphone in the head. Force/tension sensors in most of the 48 motors.

ACTUATORS

48 brushless DC motors

POWER

Standard power supply or batteries.

COMPUTING

Intel-based main computer (on-board mini PC or external PC); 48 ARM-based controller boards for motors.

SOFTWARE

Ubuntu OS, Festival, OpenCV, MPlayer, and custom software in C++.

DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)

28 (Head: 3 DoF; Spine and chest: 3 DoF; Arm: 6 DoF x 2; Hand: 1 DoF x 2; Hip and leg: 4 DoF x 2)

MATERIALS

3D-printed parts for most of the body.

COST

$500,000 (total project costs; $120,000 estimated to reproduce robot)

STATUS

Ongoing

WEBSITE

http://www.roboy.org