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Wakamaru

Wakamaru is a friendly helper robot that can carry on conversations with people, recognize faces, and shake hands. It's been used as a domestic assistant, office receptionist, event host, and sales rep.

FEATURES

Capable of charging its battery automatically. Has autonomous and teleoperation modes.

HEIGHT

100 cm | 39.4 in

LENGTH

N/A cm | N/A in

WIDTH

N/A cm | N/A in

WEIGHT

30 kg | 66.1 lb

SPEED

1 km/h | 0.6 mph

SENSORS

Two cameras, ultrasound and infrared obstacle detection sensors.

ACTUATORS

DC servomotors

POWER

Lithium-ion battery, 2 hours of operation

COMPUTING

Multiple CPUs

SOFTWARE

Linux OS. Custom software.

DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)

13 (Head: 3 DoF; Arm: 4 DoF x 2; Mobile base: 2 DoF)

MATERIALS

Hard plastic exterior; metal and plastic skeleton.

COST

N/A

STATUS

Ongoing

WEBSITE

http://www.mhi.co.jp/en/products/detail/wakamaru.html