Human-robot Interaction at the Next Level with the Humanoid Robot, Ameca

Human-robot Interaction at the Next Level with the Humanoid Robot, Ameca

Ameca is a humanoid robot from Engineered Arts designed specifically as a platform for future advanced robotics technologies and can serve as a testbed for different Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) systems. Image credit: Engineered Arts In the video below, they test Ameca's interaction with a human, and it is shown that the robot reacts when its "personal space" is violated. Key features: the human-like artificial body (AB) accompanies the human-like AIeye cameras take images, and the images are processed through tensor flowmodular design for future upgradesSoftware is the Tritium robot operating systemHardware is based on Mesmar technology…
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YOLO, a Social Robot to Foster Children’s Creativity

YOLO, a Social Robot to Foster Children’s Creativity

YOLO, Your Own Living Object, is a Social Robot co-designed by children with the purpose of increasing their creativity through effective human-robot interaction. Image credit: Patrícia Alves-Oliveira This robot can act as a character during the storytelling procedure fostering creative storylines that cannot arise otherwise. Watch a short video of this below: Key features: features a child-proof designcan sense the kid's touch and allows the kid to take complete controluses two techniques to stimulate creativity:contrast technique stimulates divergent thinking: YOLO gives opposite ideasmirror technique stimulates convergent thinking: YOLO elaborates on the same ideaprimary sensors used:touch sensorsmotion detection sensorssupervised machine learning…
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Eilik: a Tiny Interactive Desktop Robot Capable of Emotions

Eilik: a Tiny Interactive Desktop Robot Capable of Emotions

Eilik is a tiny interactive desktop robot that can show emotion and personality and make a great companion. This robot takes the human-robot interaction to the next level by showing emotions and reactions. It can be normal, happy, angry, and sad. Image Credit: Click HERE! Not only does it show emotions, but it also responds to touch thanks to its touch sensors in different areas. Its personality also evolves with the person, and it can be happier or grumpier based on how the person treats it. Watch this cute robot in action on the video below: More information: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/energize-lab/eilik-a-little-companion-bot-with-endless-funhttps://robotstart.info/2021/11/25/desktop-robot-eilik-kickstarter.html Thanks…
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Guardian® XO® from Sarcos Robotics for Power Augmentation

Guardian® XO® from Sarcos Robotics for Power Augmentation

Guardian® XO® from Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corporation is a full-body powered exoskeleton designed to augment human strength and at the same time utilizes the intelligence, instinct, and judgment of humans, making it a perfect example for human-robot interaction. Image Credit: Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corporation The applications of this robot designed to enhance worker safety and efficiency can be vast; from Oil & Gas industries to Construction to Automotive to Military & Defense are just some of the potential applications. Key features: 24 Degrees of Freedom (DOFs)battery-powered (enables mobile usage)enables the operator to lift up to 200 lbsthe powered-design…
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