Honda P series

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The P-series is a chronological progression of prototype humanoid robots as developed by Honda. The research conducted allowed the eventual creation of ASIMO.

P3 model (left) compared to ASIMO
P1, P2, P3 and P4 (from left to right)
  • P1 developed in 1993[1]
  • P2 unveiled in 1996[1]
  • P3 unveiled in 1997[1]
P1
(1993)1
P2
(1996)
P3
(1997)
P4
(2000)2
-> ASIMO
(2000)
ASIMO
(2005)
Weight 175 kg 210 kg 130 kg 80 kg 52 kg 54 kg
Height 191.5 cm 182.0 cm 160.0 cm 160.0 cm 120.0 cm 130.0 cm
Width 60.0 cm 60.0 cm 45.0 cm 45.0 cm
Depth 75.8 cm 55.5 cm 44.0 cm 37.0 cm
Walking speed 2 km/h 2 km/h 2 km/h 1.6 km/h 2.7 km/h (walking)
6 km/h (running)
Max working load 5 kg/hand 2 kg/hand 1 kg (carrying)
10kg (on cart)
Battery 135 V - 6 A·h - Ni-Zn 38.4 V - NiMH 51.8 V - Li-ion
Continuous operating time 15 minutes 25 minutes 30 minutes 1 hour (walking)[2]
Degrees of freedom 30 30 28 34 26 34
Image Honda P1 front Honda Collection Hall.jpg Honda P2 front Honda Collection Hall.jpg Honda P3 front Honda Collection Hall.jpg Honda P4 front Honda Collection Hall.jpg Honda ASIMO.jpg

Notes:

1.^ – The P1 was developed in 1993 but was not unveiled and Honda kept its existence a secret until the announcement of the P2 in 1996.
2.^ – The P4 was developed in 2000 and originally unveiled as "P3-improved prototype" (P3改良型試作機).[3][4] The model was announced as the "P4" in 2009.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "History of the Humanoids: P1-P2-P3 (1993 - 1997)". Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Retrieved 2008-07-01. 
  2. ^ http://asimo.honda.com/downloads/pdf/asimo-technical-faq.pdf
  3. ^ "P3 Humanoid Robot". Honda Robot Site (in Japanese) (Honda). Retrieved 2010-05-24. 
  4. ^ "幻の ASIMO 開発機「P4」を展示!". Response.jp (in Japanese) (IRI Commerce and Technology, Inc.). 2010-03-23. Retrieved 2010-05-24. 

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