Artificial Emotion

Stretching beyond the idea of artificial intelligence in robotics

Implications - Though the initial intention of robotics is to automate, today's individuality-driven consumer is seeking something less cold from their automatons. This stretches past artificial intelligence and into the realm of artificial emotion. Robots are being programmed to respond, conversate and nurture to provide the tech-obsessed consumer with a companion, not just a helper.
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Hyperreal Android Newscasters - Hiroshi Ishiguro Created Life-Like Robots That Relay the News
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Hot 2,470 Clicks Pub: Jun 26, 14
Hyperreal Android Newscasters
Hiroshi Ishiguro Created Life-Like Robots That Relay the News
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Emotional Humanoid Robots - Alderbaran Created the World's First Emo Robot
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Warm 4,788 Clicks Pub: Jun 12, 14
Emotional Humanoid Robots
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Mild 1,269 Clicks Pub: Mar 23, 13
Autism Assisting Robots
The NAO Robot Helps to Teach Children with Autism
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Self-Teaching Robots - Robots Can Teach Other Robots How to Complete Tasks with the Robot Internet
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Mild 1,795 Clicks Pub: Jan 25, 14
Self-Teaching Robots
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Humanizing Robot Sensors - These Touch-Replicating Sensors Allow Robots to Feel
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Untested 731 Clicks Pub: Jul 24, 13
Humanizing Robot Sensors
These Touch-Replicating Sensors Allow Robots to Feel
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Responsive Robots - The 'Tell Me Dave' Robot Can Listen To and Learn From Humans
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Untested 389 Clicks Pub: Jun 26, 14
Responsive Robots
The 'Tell Me Dave' Robot Can Listen To and Learn From Humans
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