T-HR3 is Toyota’s third generation humanoid robot
Toyota’s T-HR3 robot is controlled and synchronized with the operator’s movements
After working on humanoid helpers for years, Toyota has unveiled its third generation humanoid robot, the T-HR3.
Toyota’s T-HR3 robot is the continuation of the previous models and can be controlled with the operator’s movements, acting as its Master Maneuvering System.
The force feedback-enabled control system is consists of:
- HTC Vive VR headset
- Data gloves
- Torque Servos
The operator wears the HTC Vive VR headset and Data gloves, which are linked with the camera to monitor the robot’s perspective.
The Torque Servos enables the operator to control the robot, by supervising and manipulating its movements.
This humanoid robot weighs 75kg and it is 5-foot-tall.
As per Toyota, with the T-HR3’s creation, they are pursuing the idea of robots assisting in different areas, including:
- Medical facilities
- Construction sites
- Disaster-affected areas
- Outer Space
With the help of Master Maneuvering System operator can control the robot’s body.
- 16 torque servo modules in the chair
- Motion and Force sensors and 29 more torque servo modules located in the robot’s joints.
As the operator moves, Master Maneuvering System signals to the robot’s 29 body parts to move.
By making walking moments the operator can move robot forwards.
T-HR3 robot has a perfect control, which enables it to maintain its balance, in case if it collides with an object.