Concept, Physical Design and Simulator of IRYS Social Robot Head

  • Przemysław DąbekEmail author
  • Maciej Trojnacki
  • Piotr Jaroszek
  • Karolina Zawieska
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 934)


The paper describes concept behind IRYS social robot and a system of accompanying tools for application in the education and entertainment areas. Some important developments in these areas are pointed out. The concept of a multi-faceted solution of the system is described, which includes the robot and its high fidelity computer simulator. Main assumptions for the robot high-level control system are given, including the concept of lesson scenarios. Because the system is already under development, its current state is described and in particular the current state of the robot head, neck and upper trunk (a bust), where important mechatronic aspects are highlighted. Some illustrative examples of emotions expressed by means of the developed robot bust and its simulator are presented. Possible directions for further development are indicated.


Social robot Robot head Emotion expression Physical design Simulator 



The work was financed from Industrial Research Institute for Automation and Measurements (PIAP), Poland statutory and own research funds.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Przemysław Dąbek
    • 1
    Email author
  • Maciej Trojnacki
    • 1
  • Piotr Jaroszek
    • 1
  • Karolina Zawieska
    • 1
  1. 1.Industrial Research Institute for Automation and Measurements (PIAP)WarsawPoland

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