human robot interaction

Can robots be blamed for killing civilians?

April 24th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) If a robot develops a programming glitch that causes it to kill civilians, do we blame the robot, or the humans who created and deployed it?Such ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Projection system to improve human-robot coordination

July 10th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) The modern world is unthinkable without robots that assist their human masters. Now, a new projection and camera-based system will improve coordination between them. Developed by ... Read more...

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Making human-like robots for easier interaction with people

March 8th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have found that when robots move in a more human-like fashion, people find it easier to interact with them and mimic them."It's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Robots to put together wardrobe only 5yrs away, say experts

April 17th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Looking for help to assemble that flatpack furniture, including those wardrobes, beds and chairs? Well, robots to do all this and more are just five years away, according ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kiss your car, or kick it - it’s only human

August 6th, 2008 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
By Ernest Gill Hamburg (Germany), Aug 6 (DPA) Next time you kiss your car when it starts on a cold day, or you curse your computer when it crashes - you may be ... Read more...

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Autistic children interact more easily with robots than humans

July 23rd, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Experts at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering are studying interactions of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) with bubble-blowing robots, after finding that ... Read more...

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Do machines have mental qualities like humans?

July 9th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A collaborative study has for the first time investigated the question as to why and under what circumstances people perceive that machines have human-like capabilities and "mental ... Read more...

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Brit scientists get PS1m grant to see if robot can stir soup!

May 14th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
London, May 14 (ANI): British scientists are trying to find out if a robot can safely be employed to stir soup in a kitchen and for this they have won a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists putting together the next generation of cognitive robots

May 11th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 11 (ANI): Robotic engineers have long been trying to develop robots near to having human intelligence, and now European researchers are working towards piecing together a new generation ... Read more...

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People prefer robots that engage in small talk

March 21st, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 21 (ANI): People are more accepting of robots if they engage in a small talk during conversations, says a new study.In order to find out how quickly domestic robots ... Read more...

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Point and click guidance for Ellie the robot

March 20th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 20 (IANS) Ellie helps people with limited mobility accomplish everyday tasks, getting them things like towels, tablet bottles and telephones. Thank her, and you will probably receive a hum ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Toddlers become friends with robot

November 14th, 2007 - 8:35 am ICT by admin

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