Trakr: India's Homegrown Robotic Dog/ Quadruped - Addverb

Advanced Design and Engineering – India’s First Assitive Dog 

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Introducing Trakr, an innovative quadruped robot that combines cutting-edge design with biomechanics inspired by animals to achieve unparalleled stability and adaptability. 

It has 12 actuators and four stereo cameras and effortlessly maneuvers through various terrains. Thanks to the availability of optional pressure sensors, its remarkable agility even allows it to operate in hazardous environments.

Its applications include search and rescue operations, surveillance and monitoring, security patrols, and industrial remote inspections.

This blog will explore various aspects of its technical specifications, industrial applications, and benefits in multiple industries, such as construction, security, and oil. Let’s get started! 

Technical Specifications of Trakr 

12 Actuators: Trackr’s advanced design incorporated 12 actuators, enabling precise and responsive movement control in various environments. 

4 Stereo Cameras: With its four stereo cameras, Trakr can better perceive and navigate by capturing detailed visual information from various perspectives.

Optimal Pressure Sensor: Trakr can interact with its surroundings safely and effectively if it has an optimal pressure sensor that allows it to detect and react to changes in pressure.

Multidirectional view: This capability allows Trakr to see its environment from various angles, improving its situational awareness and flexibility.

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Design and Engineering Excellence

  • Engineered for Agility and Perception: Our quadruped robot is engineered with top-notch features useful for industry remote inspections and equipped with computer vision. It is a robotic and automation solution provider used for various purposes, such as rehabilitation, and is helpful for several industries. 
  • Operation in Inaccessible Areas for Humans: It helps coworkers and proves handy for several purposes where human intervention is not possible or dangerous. Its automated solutions improve productivity and enhance efficiency, proving it extremely useful for the existing workforce and reducing manual errors. 
  • Handy During Scarcity of Space: Trakr’s multidirectional perspective allows it to maneuver and move precisely even in limited places, giving it a thorough understanding of its surroundings from multiple angles. This feature makes Trakr a practical navigator in tight or crowded spaces.
  • Optimal pressure sensors: Trakr’s optimal pressure sensors sense and react to different pressure levels, allowing for safe object and person interaction, precise navigation, and task completion feedback.

Industrial Applications of Trakr

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1. Remote Inspections: It can easily explore difficult situations because of its four stereo cameras and multidirectional perspective, delivering real-time views for remote study. Its ideal pressure sensors guarantee safe equipment contact and its uninterrupted 90-minute runtime and 5 kg payload capacity enable thorough inspections.

2. Computer Vision: Trakr’s computer vision technology allows it to recognise and evaluate objects, flaws, or irregularities in industrial settings. Its four stereo cameras enable it to record fine-grained visual data, and its twelve actuators allow for accurate movement for a closer look. 

Trakr is an indispensable instrument for automated quality control and monitoring procedures because its 90-minute runtime and 5-kg payload capacity guarantee effective operation. 

Furthermore, because of its expertise in cooperative human-robot interactions, it can be easily integrated into current workflows, improving productivity and safety.

3. Surveillance Inspection: It’s finest pressure sensors allow it to move silently and covertly, making it perfect for covert operations. High-definition images from the four stereo cameras help identify anomalies or possible threats. 

With a 5-kilogram payload capacity and a 90-minute runtime, Trakr provides prolonged surveillance capabilities without sacrificing functionality. Because of its adaptability, it is essential for maintaining public safety and protecting vital infrastructure.

4. Safety Applications: It is India’s first assistive dog, aimed to monitor the safety applications of manual labourers and product safety and serve various industries with its cutting-edge features and user-friendly interface. 

  • Industry Sectors Served – Construction, Oil, Defense, Exploration & Security

Robotic and Automation Solutions of Robotic Dog

1. Advanced Medical Robot for Rehabilitation and Imaging: The dog was introduced at LogiMAT India 2024 along with a Syncro collaborative robot and a Heal medical cobot. The three are intended to increase productivity, security, and flexibility across various sectors. 

Specialising in collaborative human-robot interactions, HEAL focuses on rehabilitation and physical therapy and, with its top-notch features, enables advanced ultrasound MRI scan procedures. 

Syncro is a collaborative robot (COBOT) designed to operate in workspaces such as warehouses and factories and work alongside humans. 

2. Efficiency, Safety, and Adaptability: In the dynamic landscape where safety and adaptability play pivotal roles, Trakr is a game changer in the industry. Trakr’s efficiency lies in its ability to execute tasks effectively, ensuring optimum resource utilization and minimising downtime. 

Adaptability is ingrained in Trakr’s system, empowering it to operate in various settings, take on changing tasks, and easily blend in with current processes. This protects operations from unpredictability and promotes continuous production.

It performs operations without compromising human assets and ensures efficiency and seamless workflow. 

3. User-Friendly Interface: Designed to accommodate a wide range of operator preferences and skill levels, the interface provides precise controls in an eye-catching arrangement. 

Operators may minimise the learning curve and maximise operational productivity by simply navigating menus, executing commands, and tracking Trakr’s performance in real time. 

In addition, Trakr’s interface prioritizes safety, offering operators unambiguous visual indicators and alerts to help them navigate potentially dangerous situations. This ensures smooth operation while also promoting a safety-conscious culture.

During a recent visit to Addverb’s BotValley plant, the India Today team had the thrilling opportunity to witness the unveiling of Trakr, India’s pioneering robotic dog. This impressive innovation marks a significant leap forward for robotics in the country.

Wrapping Up 

Modern robotic and automation systems from Trakr are designed to meet various industrial requirements while streamlining workflows and increasing productivity. 

Trakr transforms conventional workflows with cutting-edge technology and flexible design, increasing productivity and operational flexibility.

Partner with Addverb Technologies as we introduce India’s first assistive dog, which serves various industries, enhances productivity, and streamlines warehouse operations. 

It is a milestone in warehouse automation which will help your business gain a competitive edge over others. 

With these advancements, we are gaining momentum globally across several sectors, and we promise to offer such cutting-edge advancements to improve existing workforce operations, reduce manual errors, and enhance autonomous navigation. 

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FAQ

What is Trakr?

India’s first robotic dog, developed by Addverb, was designed to showcase advanced robotics and AI capabilities.

What are the main features of Trakr?

Obstacle detection, autonomous navigation, and advanced sensory perception. It is equipped with cameras, sensors, and AI algorithms that enable it to interact with its environment in real time.

What are the potential applications of Trakr?

It can be used in various applications, including security surveillance, search and rescue missions, industrial inspections, and as an educational tool for robotics and AI learning.

How does Trakr navigate its environment?

It uses a combination of cameras, LIDAR sensors, and advanced AI algorithms to map and navigate its surroundings autonomously. It can detect and avoid obstacles, follow pre-set paths, and respond to environmental changes.

Who developed Trakr?

It was developed by Addverb Technologies, a leading company in robotics and automation based in India.

Can it be customized for specific needs?

Yes, its modular design allows customization to meet specific requirements, whether for industrial applications, research, or educational purposes.

What makes Trakr unique compared to other robotic dogs?

IT is unique due to its combination of cutting-edge AI, advanced sensory perception, and its development as a product of Indian innovation, highlighting the country’s growing capabilities in robotics and automation.

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