Machines can defeat the finest chess player in the world, but robots cannot manage a chess piece like a baby. Artificial grippers lack the precise tactile sense of the human fingertip, which is utilized to guide our hands as humans pick up and handle items, which contributes to their lack of dexterity.
A new robotic sensor that mimics the automatic human reaction to heat is being hailed as a world first.
Canadian researchers have developed a dry electrode inspired by origami and leeches that fits neatly into the fingers of a humanoid-sensing robot while monitoring blood pressure in patients.
Beyond Imagination, in conjunction with Zero Gravity Corporation (ZERO-G), will be showcasing its cutting-edge "Beomni" humanoid robot at the January 2022 Consumer Electronics Show. This will be the first time the robot has been shown to the general public.
Robotic hands have many uses and can find application in multiple industries and scenarios, including manufacturing, surgery, bomb disposal and even nuclear decommissioning. However, developing a robotic hand with human-...
Engineered Arts, a UK company that creates the most memorable interactive character experiences, today announced its latest humanoid robot named Ameca (pron. Am-ek-uh).
Gaze is considered a deeply powerful and significant signal during human-human communication and interaction. This communicates the intentions and informs about others’ decisions.
Neuro-evolutionary robotics is considered to be an impressive method to achieve the collective behaviors of swarms of robots. Several studies have investigated this area and various methods and concepts have been suggested but there have been very few empirical evaluations and comparative analyses.
A socially intelligent robot is lending a helping hand to pupils at a special needs school in Somerset, England, as part of a project led by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) researchers.
A small study has discovered that people who were touched by a humanoid robot while talking with it later reported an improved emotional state and more probably comply with a request from the robot.