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March 15, 2011 AT 9:31 am

How Do People Respond To Physical Contact with Robots

Yeah, this video is a little weird, but it does discuss a valid idea. If we’re going to have robots in hospitals and the service industry, they are going to have to make contact with humans at some point. How’s that gonna work out?

Also note the “head” of the robot at the end of the video. In the span of less than 6 months, the Kinect has gone from a video game peripheral to a regular tool in robotics labs around the world. Nice!


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2 Comments

  1. “In the span of less than 6 months, the Kinect has gone from a video game peripheral to a regular tool in robotics labs around the world.”

    Thanks to you guys =]

  2. Hehe recently wrote a paper on the same thing…

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