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June 2021

MEAM Seminar: “Towards Manipulation of Large Objects by Robotic Edge Rolling with Quori, an Affordable Socially Interactive Humanoid Robot”

June 29 at 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Zoom – Email MEAM for Link, peterlit@seas.upenn.edu

Hardware platforms for socially interactive robotics can be limited by cost or lack of functionality. In this talk I will present the overall system—design, hardware, and software—for Quori, a novel, affordable, socially interactive humanoid robot platform for facilitating non-contact human-robot interaction(HRI) research. The design of the system is motivated by feedback sampled from the HRI research community. The overall design maintains a balance of affordability and functionality. Ten Quori platforms have been awarded to a diverse group of researchers from…

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