QTrobot is an expressive social robot ideal for Human-AI research and teaching. It combines the best in the market hardware and software with an attractive interface for engaging human-robot interaction. QTrobot is a robust, reliable and user-friendly platform for both technical and non-technical users to quickly create state-of-the-art social robot applications.

For more information visit QTrobot for Research page here!

$9.636,00 excl. tax

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Powerful, Robust & Easy-To-Use Platform For Human-Robot Interaction

With exceptional processing power and sensors, expressive and engaging design, standard development environment, and supporting direct connections to LCD, LAN, Mouse and Keyboard, QTrobot is a stand-alone social robot platform to save your time in R&D and teaching.

Key Values: 
  • Enabling multi-disciplinary and diverse social robotics use cases in Health-tech, Education and Social Sciences
  • Novel graphical development environment for non-IT users
  • Developer-friendly environment using Ubuntu and ROS
  • State of the art hardware & software
  • Robust platform, suitable for intensive working hours
  • Engaging and motivating, for children and for adults
  • Multilingual supporting tens of languages for text-to-speech
Research & Teaching Use-Cases:
  • Human-centered AI
  • Human-robot interaction
  • Children’s developmental disorders & interventions
  • Geriatrics care
  • Coaching and rehabilitation
  • STEM education
  • Internet of Things
Included in the package:
  • QTrobot for research device  with ROS SDK for Text to Speech, Skeleton Tracking, Image Recognition, Sentiment Analysis, and more!
  • 2 Android tablets with the LuxAI Operator and Learner apps pre-installed
  • 3-years license to LuxAI Studio with 250 MB cloud storage and up to 250MB upload and download per month
  • USB-C adapter for HDMI, Ethernet and additional USB ports
  • QTrobot Stand
  • Between 4 to 6 weeks

Tech Specs

Physical Overview

Dimension: 64cm x 22cm x 36cm [HxDxW]
Arms open: 80cm
Weight ≈ 5kg
Surface finish: shiny

robot for HRI research

Degrees of freedom:
  • Neck: 2DOF
  • Shoulder: 2 DOF
  • Elbow: 1DOF
  • Wrist and hand: 2 DOF (unactuated)

Software Specifications

Graphical Development Kit
  • QTrobot Operator App: an application to run QTrobot programs
  • QTrobot Learner App: an application used to show multi-media content to the Learner and receive his/her feedback through touch screen
  • QTrobot Studio: a graphical programming interface to create new programs for QTrobot and its Operator and Learner apps. Using QTrobot studio requires access to LuxAI cloud hosting to store the QTrobot programs and deploy the programs on the Operator and Learner apps. 250 MB hosting is included by default in QTrobot studio free of charge for up to 5 years with limited upload cap of 250MB per month and download cap of 500MB per month.
ROS API for programming in C++ and Python
  • Emotion detection, age and gender detection, and face tracking powered by Nuitrack
  • Full Body Skeletal Tracking and gesture recognition, powered by Nuitrack
  • Sound detection & localization powered by integrated Respeaker™ mic array
  • Text-To-Speech in the chosen language powered by Acapela
  • Image recognition powered by Find Object 2d
  • Speech Recognition is not offered off-the-shelf, but can be easily configured for Google Speech-to-Text (paid service by 3rd party) or open source software such as CMU Sphinx

Hardware Specifications

QTrobot _ robot for human robot interaction HRI research

  • 8th Gen or above quad-core Intel® Core™ i5 processor
  • 8 GB DDR4 RAM
  • 128 GB M.2 SSD
  • RealSense™ depth camera D455
  • Field of view ≈ 87° x 58° x 95°
  • Depth stream resolution: up to 1280 x 720
  • Depth stream frame rate: up to 90 fps
  • Minimum depth distance ≈ 0.1 m
  • Maximum depth distance ≈ 10 meters
  • Shutter type: global shutter
  • RGB resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • RGB frame rate: 30 fps
  • RGB sensor FOV ≈ 69.4° x 42.5° x 77°
  • 4 High-performance digital microphones
  • Supports far-field voice capture
  • Microphones: ST MP34DT01TR-M
  • Sensitivity: -26 dBFS (omnidirectional)
  • Acoustic overload point: 120 dB SPL
  • SNR: 63 dB
  • Audio amplifier: stereo 2.8W Class D
  • Speaker frequency rate: 800~7000 Hz
  • WiFi: 2 x IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
  • USB-C
  • USB 3.0
  • Ethernet & HDMI through usb-c adaptor
  • Two 10 Android tablets
Face Display
  • 8inch TFT 800×480
Motor Specifications:
  • Gear: heavy duty metal
  • Stall torque ≈ 24kg.cm
  • Maximum speed ≈ 0.147s/60°
  • Communication link: full duplex asynchronous serial, multi servo control
  • Maximum baud rate: 0.67Mbps
  • Feedback: position, speed, temperature, load and voltage.
  • Various control algorithm: PID, feedforward, trapezoidal velocity profile, velocity override, torque saturator & offset, overload protection, neutral calibration, dead zone

Warranty and Support

We are here to support you during your research

  • kick off call for a quick start with QTrobot
  • Complete documentations, demos and tutorials at docs.luxai.com
  • Email and video call support to answer all your questions, contact us at [email protected]

Limited Warranty period: 1 year with an option to extend for a further to 2 or 3 years

LuxAI S.A. warrants that your QTrobot will be free from defects of material and workmanship under normal use and service for a duration of 1 year after initial delivery date.  During the warranty period, you will not be charged for the repair or replacement of defective parts.  In case of the warranty service, you send your QTrobot to us and we will send it back to you repaired, at no expense.