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Saturday, December 7, 2013

THOR (Tactical Hazardous Operations Robot) Update

The DRC trial is in 13 days at the Homestead Florida race track.

Dr. Hong ( Principal Investigator ) just posted an update on THOR and his little brother THOR-OP.

Team THOR DRC website.



"Introducing…
Team THOR's humanoid robot platforms for the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC)!

Team THOR (Tactical Hazardous Operations Robot) is proud to be a Track A entry in the DRC. The DRC is a disaster response challenge which will push the limits of the field of robotics.

[THOR-OP] 2013
The platform to participate in the DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials in December 2013!
- Height: 1.47m, Weight: 49kg, Wingspan: 1.95m
- Modular actuators for easy repair and maintenance
- Based on reliable ZMP based walking algorithms
- Light-weight, robust, easy to handle research platform

[THOR] 2014
The platform to participate in the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals in December 2014!
- Height: 1.78m, Weight: 65kg, Wingspan: 2.08m
- Novel “Series Elastic Linear Actuators” provide incredible force over super-human range of motion
- Electromechanical design, capable of extended untethered operations
- Custom momentum based locomotion control for all terrain capabilities with two feet
- Robust perception system to support supervised autonomy

Team T.H.O.R.
RoMeLa (Virginia Tech) + Harris Corporation + GRASP Lab (University of Pennsylvania) + ROBOTIS"

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