Ricardo Nunes

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Electronic and Telecommunications Technician

Introduction

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Currently working at VisLab (Computer Vision Lab @ ISR/IST), as electronic technician in the Robot-cub project

Robotcub Head

Menino is the IST (Technical University of Lisbon) Head design by us, for the RobotCub Project. It is composed by: a binocular head with 6 degrees of freedom (DOFs) - left vergence, right vergence, eye tilt, neck pan, neck tilt and neck swing.

Sensors

   * 2 Firewire Cameras - Point Grey Dragonfly (Extended version).
   * XSens Inertial Sensor.
   * 2 Microphones.
   * Encoders at all joints.

Actuators

   * 6 Faulhaber Motors controlled with JRKERR control boards.

Hardware Architecture

Menino is controlled by PC104. The main PC104 board is equipped with extra firewire inputs and gigabit ethernet board (ip 192.168.0.5).


Contact: rnunes@isr.ist.utl.pt

http://vislab.isr.ist.utl.pt/