HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Page 1/4  >  >>
Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Robotic Humans
Ann R. Thryft   1/2/2014 12:52:11 PM
NO RATINGS
AnandY, videos are essential for assessing a robot's movements, don't you think? And I agree--their appearance is incredibly realistic. That's clearly where the research dollars went, since they have no intelligence.



Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: HUMAN--ROBOT--ANDROID
Ann R. Thryft   1/2/2014 12:49:24 PM
NO RATINGS
Thanks, bobjengr. Actually, the robots' speech is human speech transmitted from a distance using current audio technology. It's basically an extremely realistic-looking puppet.



AnandY
User Rank
Gold
Re: Robotic Humans
AnandY   12/30/2013 1:40:59 PM
NO RATINGS
The aesthetics are great and after watching the video (thanks for that Ann) am still amazed at how life-like they all appear. However, on the functional front there isn't much to write home about. No intelligence basically makes them the dumbest robots ever.

AnandY
User Rank
Gold
Re: Great for the future
AnandY   12/30/2013 11:49:02 AM
NO RATINGS
After reading this piece, am convinced that we may meet the first intelligent human robots much sooner than most of us think. Imagine combining these Geminoids with an artificial intelligence system such as IBM's Watson (the intelligent computer that won Jeopardy) and a voice-directed search mechanism like Apple's Siri. Too bad these groups don't collaborate more.

bobjengr
User Rank
Platinum
HUMAN--ROBOT--ANDROID
bobjengr   12/24/2013 11:51:35 AM
NO RATINGS
  Ann--very informative; spooky but informative.  The thing that struck me most was the speech pattern.  Not "electronic" or tinny.  Also, it seemed to me the robot "look--alike" had similar inflection to the real human during their conversation.  (This could be my tin ear though.)  The Japanese are light years ahead of us with this type of robotic system and they obviously feel there is a commercial future for android systems.  The robots I'm most familiar with are those used in manufacturing situations, primarily work cells to automate production and assembly.  It will be fun to keep up with android development over the next few years.   Excellent post.

 

Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Robotic Humans
Ann R. Thryft   12/13/2013 11:24:55 AM
NO RATINGS
No problem, Debera, it just would have been interesting to investigate further.

Debera Harward
User Rank
Silver
Re: Robotic Humans
Debera Harward   12/13/2013 2:06:59 AM
NO RATINGS
With all this robotic development i am having a feel that in future there will be a special market and segment for these robots where robot will only be working on one hand i find it very interesting however on the other hand i feel if this happens the job opportunities will drop down and people will suffer .So with every invention their are advantages and disadvantages .

Debera Harward
User Rank
Silver
Re: Robotic Humans
Debera Harward   12/13/2013 2:04:26 AM
NO RATINGS
Far911, I somewhat agree to your idea that introducing a robot in educational institution wont be a suitable thing but then on the other hand we should be hopefull by watching all this new technology and stuff where it is going and how fastly it is revolutionizing definitely they wont introduce a raw robot in any educational institution their defnitely will  be an add on features or some creativty involved .

Debera Harward
User Rank
Silver
Re: Robotic Humans
Debera Harward   12/13/2013 1:57:18 AM
NO RATINGS
Ann, i am soo sorry i dont remember where i read this as i was just going through some of my work and came across this but found it alot of eye captivating and interesting  so thought of sharing with you guys.

Ann R. Thryft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Robotic Humans
Ann R. Thryft   12/12/2013 7:19:42 PM
NO RATINGS
Chuck, really, way back in the 80s? Are you sure that robot making fries wasn't an underpaid, underslept human on automatic? ;)



Page 1/4  >  >>


Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
Former DARPA official and Google executive Dr. Kaigham Gabriel believes sensor companies think too much like suppliers and need to bring their products closer to the consumer.
One way to keep a Formula One racing team moving at breakneck speed in the pit and at the test facility is to bring CAD drawings of the racing vehicleís parts down to the test facility and even out to the track.
Most of us would just as soon step on a cockroach rather than study it, but thatís just what researchers at UC Berkeley did in the pursuit of building small, nimble robots suitable for disaster-recovery and search-and-rescue missions.
Engineers at Festo were inspired by how a caterpillar builds its cocoon when designing its new 3D Cocooner printer.
Design engineers need to prepare for a future in which their electronic products will use not just one or two, but possibly many user interfaces that involve touch, vision, gestures, and even eye movements.
More:Blogs|News
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6 |  7 | 8 | 9


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Next Course June 28-30:
Sponsored by Proto Labs
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2016 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service