(Video) Social Robots Detect and Respond to Emotion

(Video) Social Robots Detect and Respond to Emotion
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Over the course of a decade, robotics engineer David Hanson has been working with great minds to create robots that are as socially interactive as humans.

Kyle Studstill
  • 29 october 2009

Over the course of a decade, robotics engineer David Hanson has been working with great minds to create robots that are as socially interactive as humans. With the incredibly lofty goal of designing technologies that allow robots to eventually empathize with other beings, Hanson’s Character Engine combines a variety of technologies to accomplish some basic first steps, allowing his most recent robots to recognize facial expressions and respond accordingly.

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