To implement the telexistence of humans onto the humanoid robot iCub, we pursue research along with different directions and we exploit several technologies that combine the fundamental locomotion and manipulation capacities of the robot with virtual reality systems.
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to exist elsewhere via
humanoid robot avatars.”
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It is 125 cm tall (50 inch), and weighs 52 kg (115 pound). It possesses in total 54 degrees of freedom including those in the fully articulated hands and in the eyes.
iCub3 features six-axis force/torque (F/T) sensors, tactile sensors that act as an artificial skin on the upper arm and the hands. It possesses two cameras, a microphone on both ears and a speaker behind the face cover. A set of LEDs define the robot’s facial expressions.
Research on humanoid robot motor control
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