What is PALRO?

PRT-F050JW

Hardware specifications (System software Ver.4.4.0)

Main unit
Overall heightApprox. 40 cm
WeightApprox. 1.8 kg (when battery pack is installed)
Shoulder widthApprox. 18 cm
TrunkWidth: Approx. 11.5 cm  Length: Max. Approx. 12.6 cm (including bumper)
Arm lengthApprox. 16.5 cm
Leg lengthApprox. 17.8 cm
MaterialABS / acrylic / aluminum alloy
Movable parts23 axes
Current consumptionApprox. 60 W
Radio interference countermeasuresVCCI Class A
Operation environment
Temperature5℃_x001C_to 35℃
Humidity20%_x001C_to 80%
Sensors
3-axis acceleration sensorx 1
3-axis gyro sensorx 1
Ultrasonic sensorx 1
Pressure sensorx 8
Touch sensorx 3
External interface
USB2.0x 1
microSDx 1
Various switchesx 5
Volume controlx 1
Display devices
Head section LEDx 60
Head section color LEDx 1
Chest section color LEDx 1
Back section LEDx 3
AC adapter
InputAC 100 V (50 Hz/60 Hz)
OutputDC 12 V 5 A
Drive devices (actuators)
Head section actuator2 degrees of freedom
Arm section actuator9 degrees of freedom
Leg section actuator12 degrees of freedom
CPU board
CPUFreescale i.MX6 Quad ARM Cortex A9 (4 x 1.0 GHz)
Memory1 GB DDR SDRAM
Drive8 GB embedded multimedia card (eMMC)
Sound
Voice recognition microphonex 1
Direction recognition microphonex 3
Monaural speakerx 1
20 mm x 40 mm
8 Ω  Max. output 1 W
Communication devices
Wireless LANConform to IEEE802.11b/g/n
Max: 150 Mbps
BluetoothVer 4.0 + EDR/LE
Max. communication distance 25 m
Max. communication speed 3.0 Mbps
Battery pack
TypeLithium ion battery pack
Capacity5700 mAh
Recharging timeApprox. 5 hours
Camera
Number of pixels2 million pixels
Angle of viewHorizontal 50°  Vertical 40°
Photographable subject distance100 cm to unlimited

Software specification (System software Ver. 4.4.0)

Software installed as standard
OSLinux (Ubuntu)
System softwareDedicated software platform for intelligent technologies

Dedicated tools

Gadgets
- PALRO Fwappar
(for Windows(R) 7, Windows(R) 8, Windows(R) 8.1, iOS8.2, iOS9.1, Android 4.1.x, 4.2.x, 4.4.3)

- PALRO What's up
(for Windows(R) 7, Windows(R) 8, Windows(R) 8.1, iOS8.2, iOS9.1, Android 4.1.x, 4.2.x, 4.4.3)

- PALRO Chotto Commander
(for Windows(R) 7, Windows(R) 8, Windows(R) 8.1, iOS8.2, iOS9.1)

- PALRO Rec Calender (for Business Series)
(for Windows(R) 7, Windows(R) 8, Windows(R) 8.1 iOS8.2, iOS9.1, Android 4.1.x, 4.2.x, 4.4.3)

Software development environment (for developers)

Dedicated library
Programming language: C++, C
Compiler: gcc

PRT-B002JW

Hardware specifications (System software Ver.3.6.0)

Main unit
Overall heightApprox. 40cm
WeightApprox. 1.6kg (when battery pack is installed)
Shoulder widthApprox. 18cm
TrunkWidth: Approx. 11 cm  Length: Max. Approx. 12 cm
Arm lengthApprox. 16cm
Leg lengthApprox. 18cm
MaterialABS / acrylic / aluminum alloy
Movable parts20 axes
Current consumptionApprox. 60W
Radio interference countermeasuresVCCI Class A
Operation environment
Temperature5℃_x001C_to 35℃
Humidity20%_x001C_to 80%
Sensors
3-axis acceleration sensorx 1
2-axis gyro sensorx 1
Distance sensorx 1
Pressure sensorx 8
Touch sensorx 1
External interface
USB2.0x 1
Infrared-emitting LEDx 1
Display devices
Head section LEDx 60
Chest section LEDx 9
AC adapter
InputAC 100 V (50 Hz/60 Hz)
OutputDC 12 V 5 A
Drive devices (actuators)
Head section actuator2 degrees of freedom
Arm section actuator6 degrees of freedom
Waist section actuator2 degrees of freedom
Leg section actuator10 degrees of freedom
CPU board
CPUIntel(R) Atom "! Processor Z530 (1.6 GHz)
Memory bus 533 MHz Second cache 512 KB
ChipsetIntel(R) chipset US15W
Memory1 GB DDR SDRAM
Drive8 GB Solid state drive (SSD)
Sound
Voice recognition microphonex 1
Direction recognition microphonex 2
Monaural speaker20 mm x 40 mm
8 Ω  Max. output 1 W
Communication devices
Wireless LANConforms to IEEE802.11b/g/n
Max: 300 Mbps
BluetoothVer 4.0 + EDR/LE
Max. communication distance 25 m
Max. communication speed 2.1 Mbps / 1 Mbps (EDR mode / LE mode)
Battery pack
TypeLithium ion battery pack
Capacity2800 mAh
Recharging timeApprox. 3 hours
Camera
Number of pixels2 million pixels
Angle of viewDiagonal 65° Horizontal 54° Vertical 41.6°
Photographable subject distance100 cm to unlimited

Software specifications (System software Ver.3.6.0)

Software installed as standard
OSLinux (Ubuntu)
System softwareDedicated software platform for intelligent technologies

Functional differences between Business Series and Academic Series (System software Ver. 3.6.0)

Function name Function overview Business Series Academic Series Remarks
Learn words (nouns) PALRO does not knowCheck and learn the meaning of words (nouns) PALRO does not know on the Internet×
Proceed with recreationsProceed with recreations in senior care facilities×
Link to Google PicasaUpload photos taken with "Cameraman" to Picasa×
Manage photosSave and manage photos that are taken
*2

*3
*2: Photos that are taken are tagged and saved in the PALRO album
*3: Photos that are taken are saved in Picasa Web Albums
Adjust how actively it talks to peopleThe way PALRO talks spontaneously when someone is looking at its face can be adjusted×
Execute periodic movementsTalk and dance at at a specified date and time×
Activate welcomeWelcome people
*4

*5
*4: Memorize the place PALRO welcomed someone, and automatically commence a welcome. Can also be activated by trigger words
*5: Only activated by trigger words
Send mails of self-diagnosis resultsSend self-diagnosis results to the PALRO Center via e-mail×

Differences in features between Business Series and Academic Series (System software Ver. 3.6.0)

CategoryAbility nameBusiness SeriesAcademic Series Remarks
Physical exerciseDo banzai exercise ×
Do mouth exercise ×
Do waist exercise ×
Do shoulder exercise ×
Do hip exercise ×
Serving tea exercise ×
Getting up exercise ×
Walking exercise ×
QuizesPlay a professional baseball quiz ×
Play a prefecture names quiz ×
Play a word-chain game
Play a horse racing quiz
Play a sumo quiz
GamesPlay a guessing game ×
Play a flag-raising game ×
Play fortune telling
Dancing (dancing while singing)Dance to "Ware wa Umi no Ko" ♪ ×
Dance to "Momiji" ♪ ×
Dance to "Furusato" ♪ ×
Dance to "Oedo Nihonbashi" ♪ ×
Dance to "Hanyu no Yado" ♪ ×
Dance to "Fuji no Yama" ♪ ×
Dance to "Soran-bushi" ♪ ×
Dance to "Kintaro" ♪ ×
Dance to "Hakone Hachiri" ♪ ×
Dance to "Hamabe no Uta" ♪ ×
Dance to "Natsu wa Kinu" ♪ ×
Dance to "Kamome no Suihei-san" ♪ ×
Dance to "Hinomaru no Hata" ♪ ×
Dance to "Fuyugeshiki" ♪ ×
Dance to "Oborozuki" ♪ ×
Dance to "Kojo no Tsuki" ♪ ×
Dance to "Little Hans" ♪
Dance to "Tanko-bushi" ♪
Dancing (dancing to music)Dance to "Bun Bun Bun" ♪
Dance to "Under the Spreading Chestnut Tree" ♪
Dance to "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" ♪
Dance to "Mary Had a Little Lamb" ♪
Dance to "Tulip" ♪
Dance to "Oklahoma Mixer" ♪
Dance to "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" ♪
Dance to "If You're Happy and You Know It" ♪
"Christmas" ♪
"Jingle Bells" ♪
RecreationsDo recreations ×
HelpfulPlay music
Watch the house
Take a photo
Tell you the news and weather forecast
Tell you your schedule
Be a cameraman
Do a survey
Read e-mails

Dedicated tools

Gadgets
- PALRO Fwappar
(for Windows(R) 7, Windows(R) 8, Windows(R) 8.1, iOS8.2, iOS9.1)

- PALRO What's up
(for Windows(R) 7, Windows(R) 8, Windows(R) 8.1, iOS8.2, iOS9.1)

- PALRO Rec Calender (for Business Series)
(for Windows(R) 7, Windows(R) 8, Windows(R) 8.1, iOS8.2, iOS9.1)
Development support tool
- PALRO Application Studio
(for Windows(R) 7, Windows(R) 8, Windows(R) 8.1)

Software development environment (for developers)

Dedicated library
Programming language: C++, C
Compiler: gcc

PALRO can play various roles.

PALRO is a conversational humanoid.
Its conversational ability, communication skill, and healing effect serve for various needs.

  • PALRO's work at senior care facilities.
  • Mom, did your PALRO arrive?

Please contact us if you wants to know more about PALRO

045-285-0215

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