Face to Face With Sweden’s Social Robot

Featured Image: Robot by Laurentiu Cosmoiu SOURCE: Public Domain Pictures

From Science Daily

Dec. 3, 2013 — Human interaction with robots is about to get a little more personal. Meet “Furhat,” the face of tomorrow’s interactive technology.

An increasingly important — and sometimes frustrating — part of daily life is dealing with so-called “user interfaces.” Whether it’s a smartphone or an airport check-in system, the user’s ability to get what they want out of the machine relies on their own adaptability to unfamiliar interfaces.

But what if you could simply talk to a machine the way you talk to a human being? And what if the machine could also ask you questions, or even address two different people at once? . . . Read Complete Report

From youtube uploaded with Crosstalks TV

Samer Al Moubayed: “One big role in the communications is the human face”

Published on Nov 28, 2013

Samer Al Moubayed, reasearcher at KTH Royal Insitute of Technology explains how robots need to learn communicate in the same way as humans, and that we are not just communicating with our voices.

Dig A LITTLE DEEPER ~ THEI Archive  “Robots Replacing Humans”

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