CAD and 3D-print files for NICO (Neuro Inspired COmpanion) robot
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README.md

NICO-cad

This git contains the CAD files to 3D-print your own NICO (Neuro Inspired COmpanion) robot.

Academic Citation

If you use the NICO robot, this software or parts of it or the NICO CAD files for your research, please cite the paper

NICO - Neuro-Inspired COmpanion: A Developmental Humanoid Robot Platform for Multimodal Interaction
Matthias Kerzel, Erik Strahl, Sven Magg, Nicolás Navarro-Guerrero, Stefan Heinrich, Stefan Wermter Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), pages 113-120, 2017.

BibTeX Style Citation

@InProceedings\{KSMNHW17,
  author       = "Kerzel, Matthias and Strahl, Erik and Magg, Sven and Navarro-Guerrero, Nicol\'as and Heinrich, Stefan and Wermter, Stefan",
  title        = "NICO - Neuro-Inspired COmpanion: A Developmental Humanoid Robot Platform for Multimodal Interaction",
  booktitle    = "Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN)",
  pages        = "113--120",
  month        = "Aug",
  year         = "2017",
  url          = "https://www2.informatik.uni-hamburg.de/wtm/publications/2017/KSMNHW17/"
}

Documentation

Find all information to run a simulated NICO in the wiki at https://github.com/knowledgetechnologyuhh/NICO-software/wiki

Find much more information and how to build your own NICO at http://nico.knowledge-technology.info

Credits

Head

Head based on the iCub design: http://wiki.icub.org/wiki/RobotCub

Modifications: Added camera holders, added neckholders, added holder for optional xtion camera.

Ears

Left and right ear based on https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:31843 by https://www.thingiverse.com/Cbonsig/about

Licenses under the "Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported" license ( https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ )

Modifications: Cut off the original base material for fit on NICO. Added hole for screw.