Philo Robot

Philo Robot

The RoboBrothers RoboPhilo Humanoid Robot Kit is the first humanoid robot released from Robobrothers. P.H.I.L.O. is an acronym for “Programmable Humanoid In Lifelike Operation”. Philo (Programmable Humanoid In Lifelife Operation) Junior comes with a powerful robot controller, the specialized interrupt driven kernel is used to handle motion and remote controls on demand and the Philo Junior is readily programmable directly from your PC to design and perform your personalized movements.

Intelligent remote control which can execute 116 motion routines is programmable and is designed for creative computer education with 8KB of Flash for motions to store more than 300 user created motion routines.

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A GUI (Graphical User Interface) software program is included for motion creation and download to Philo Junior and a C language SDK (Software Development Kit) is also available to customize commands for autonomous robot control. The CDROM shipped with the robot includes 150 predefined poses, 50 sequences and 50 routines.

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The RoboPhilo is not a new humanoid, although it has acquired some software and hardware options. . It stands 13 inches tall and weighs just over 42 ounces with its 6 volt 700mAh battery pack. The remote control is a 36KHz IR hand-held type, resembling that of a TV remote. RoboPhilo is available in a kit form or a ready-to-walk (RTW) version.

The Philo Junior is cable of transforming to full size RoboPhilo with the addition of servos and supporting brackets which will increase the robot’s mobility to 20 degrees of freedom to satisfy the most demanding hobbyist.

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