Intel IQ: Avatar Robots Let Users Feel What The Droids Feel

Intel IQ: Avatar Robots Let Users Feel What The Droids Feel
technology

The TELESAR V allows a human controller to experience the same sensations as the robot, even from thousands of miles away.

Carib Guerra
  • 30 september 2012

Whether they’re RC Cars spinning around in your driveway, or NASA’s Rovers crossing a Martian landscape millions of miles away, remote controlled robotics are nothing new. But imagine what scientists could discover if the rovers allowed them to experience Mars as if they were really there. For the first time, a team of researchers at Keio University’s Tachi Lab in Tokyo have invented a system that lets a human operator feel what a remote controlled robot is touching.

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