iCub is a robot which looked like a child.
L 104 cm
- recognize objects
- ask questions
Degrees of Freedom
In its final version, the robot has 53 actuated degrees of freedom organized as follows:
- 7 in each arm
- 9 in each hand (3 for the thumb, 2 for the index, 2 for the middle finger, 1 for the coupled ring and little finger, 1 for the adduction/abduction)
- 6 in the head (3 for the neck and 3 for the cameras)
- 3 in the torso/waist
- 6 in each leg
The financing of the project by the union Europera was € 8.5 million. It is estimated that the total project cost is € 30 million.