Building out Sophia 2020: An Integrative Platform for Embodied Cognition

Sophia!
  • The pre-print paper we published outlining this entire platform in more detail. Link.
  • AAAS Poster that we presented during the AAAS Annual Meeting. Link.

An Integrative Platform for Embodied Cognition

Sensors and Touch Perception

Self-assembling porous polysiloxane emulsion artificial skin
Microfluidic pressure sensor, embedded in frubber polysiloxane emulsion

Hands and Arms

Sophia 2020 Hands and Arms with force sensing joint and fingertips
  • PID control (reading the sensor and computing the desired actuator output).
  • Servo motors with 360 degrees of position control
  • URDF models in several motion control frameworks (Roodle, Gazebo, Moveit).
  • Force feedback controls, IK solvers, and PID loops, combining classic motion control with computer animation, wrapped in ROS API.

Grasping Control

Hanson-AI SDK

Human Emulation Robot & AI Platform Overview

Consciousness Experiments

Looking Ahead

Sophia participating in autism treatment (Pisa FACE), guided meditations (HKPU and Awakening Health), and various R&D studies (HRL & IISc)

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Alishba Imran

Alishba Imran

I’m a developer & innovator who enjoys building products and researching ways we can use AI, Blockchain & robotics to solve problems in healthcare and energy!

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