Specifications of "wakamaru"
|Sensors||Self position measurement|
|Infrared ray obstacle detection|
|Ultrasonic obstacle detection|
|Autonomous mobility||Autonomous obstacle avoidance and movement to map-registered locations in a house|
|Charging||Autonomous movement to the charging station when its power runs down.|
(Sensor combined processing)
|Detection of moving persons|
|Individual recognition||Detects facial characteristics and recognizes two owners and eight other persons.|
|Voice recognition||Recognizes series of single words necessary for scenarios and word spotting method.|
|Speech synthesis||Configuration available for reading texts out loud and volume of voice.|
|Equipment configuration||Robot main unit|
|Wireless broadband router|
|Touch panel (option for reception)|
|Computer (option for reception)|
|Operating conditions||Indoor barrier-free floor (typical house, with floor unevenness no higher than 1 cm)
Under daylight or illumination
Continuous Internet connection
|Movement||Movement method||Movement on wheels|
|Maximum moving speed||1km/hour|
|Joints||Neck||3 degree freedom|
|Arm||4 degree freedom x 2 arms|
|Moving part||2 degree freedom wheels|
|Drive method||DC servo motor|
|Power source||Battery||Lithium Ion Battery.
Operates continuously for up to 2 hours
|Charging||Automatically charged at the charging station|
|Controller||CPU||Multi processor configuration|
|Robot control architecture||Serial bus connection distributed processing|
|I/O||Sight||Omni-direction camera x 1
Front camera x 1
|Hearing||Directional microphone x 1
Non-directional microphone x 3
|Touch/Force sensing||Shoulder sensor
|Safety||Structure||Designed for minimum energy consumption and maximum safety.
Complies with the Japanese domestic standards of home appliances
Safety joint structure prevents finger pinching
|Interlocking||Arm: full axis servo level collision detection (torque monitoring)|
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