Robot Mimics Human Expressions

Robot Mimics Human Expressions

Up to now, you've probably seen Ameca from Engineered Arts, a humanoid robot that looks too human and can interact and react like a human using a human-like artificial body (AB) along with a human-like artificial intelligence (AI). The Ameca robot from Engineered Arts can mimic human expressions and emotions. Engineered Arts released a new video this week that showcases Ameca's ability to mimic human expressions. An iPhone 12 with AR Kit is used for facial motion capture and the action is mapped to Ameca's face in real-time. I promise this isn't a sci-fi movie, this is a real robot…
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Flying Humanoid Robot Hovering in Mid-air

Flying Humanoid Robot Hovering in Mid-air

Researchers from the Jet Power and Humanoid Robot Lab at the Guangdong University of Technology developed a humanoid flying robot that can hover stably in mid-air for more than twenty seconds by utilizing position feedback from a motion capture system. Image credit: the Jet Power and Humanoid Robot Lab This research can improve the efficiency of humanoid robots to perform tasks such as crossing obstacles or reaching high places during emergency missions. Key points: The robot has ten joints.Brushless motors and harmonic drives are used to actuate the joints.Design is based on thrust vectoring. Watch a short video of this…
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