Technical feasibility

SECTION I: Testing

 

1

Has the R & D result been tested?

YES

 

NO

X

 

The following question is replied according to the reply in question 1

 

If yes

 

1a

In what mode has the result been tested?

•             Prototype

•             Pilot Application

•             Alpha/BETA testing

 

Models were made only, for developing the different functions of the robot.

 

 

 

1b. Please describe and discuss the testing results
 

 

If no:

 

1c

Describe what type of testing does the R&D result need?
Several functions of the motion were developed but the complete operation of a robot is still unsolved. The missing link of the R&D is the self-learning walking.

 

1d. What is the time needed for testing?
One year
1e. What is the cost needed for testing?
HUF 5 million

SECTION 2: Current Stage of Development

 

2a

To what extent does the development team have technical resources for supporting the production of a new product? (Researchers, human resources, hardware, etc. )
The project owner has a workshop for the experimental development.

 

2b

What are the technical issues that need to be tackled for full deployment, if needed?
Most of the motions can be modeled mechanically, but a basic question is the driving. The present models use electric drive (stepping motors, etc.)but some of the motions could be solved better with pneumatic and/or fluid elements.

2c

What additional technical resources are needed for the production of this new product?
A background of pneumatic and fluid technology.

 

2d

Overall assessment of the current stage of technical development.
A remarkable work was invested but the present state is just the beginning of the implementation of an idea.

 

SECTION 3: Deployment

3a

Define the demands for large scale production in terms of
  • Materials
Basic parts of mechatronics, pneumatics. Plastic

 

  • technologies, tools, machineries
Mechatronics, pneumatic and fluid technology, electronics, information technology, etc.

 

  • Staff effort
A complete team of mechanical, electric and computer engineers

 

 

 

SECTION 4: Overall Assessment

 

1

What is you overall assessment of the technical feasibility of the research result?
The project owner is very ambitious and up to now he made a huge effort to develop a usable model of a humanoid robot. His achievements are good, but still have a lot to do.

 

 

KEYWORDS QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT (0-5).

 

Please put X as appropriate. 1 2 3 4 5
Adequacy of testing activity undertaken so far   X      
Adequacy and availability of technical resources of the development team     X    
Current development stage     X    
Overall technical feasibility     X    

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