June 3, 2009

Nurse Kobian, the Emotional Bot

Waseda University researchers have created Kobian, a Kyushu based robot that can express emotions. The bot can walk around, is aware of its environment and can perform tasks. He can show seven different feelings such as surprise, sadness and dislike and poses to match the mood as well as moving his facial features. The team claims that its expressiveness makes for better interaction and they may put him to work in nursing.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at June 3, 2009 8:50 PM
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