Karma, the companion robot that senses you #Robotics @geekmomprojects
Geekmomprojects writes on Instagram:
Everybody, meet Karma, my new colorful companion bot designed in collaboration with @odd_jayy. She (she’s definitely a girl, because Karma’s a bitch) sits on my shoulders and responds to faces and to touch. One ear lights blue, depending on which side of midline she sees the closest face. Her head moves to track it too, though that part needs work. There is a small ($10!) “person” sensor in her head that locates face bounding boxes, plus a capacitive touch sensor that changes animation patterns along her back ridge when petted.
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