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Diego-san – humanoid robot toddler

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments22 January 2013

diego-san-robotWhile photos and videos of the robot have been presented at scientific conferences in robotics and in infant development, the general public recently got the first glance at the expressive face of a robot named Diego-san. The project is led by a researcher from University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and it will be used… »

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Digitizing yourself as Miku Hatsune or some other avatar

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments20 June 2012

miku-hatsuneIn this article you can read about 2 projects which are able to transfer your actions into a virtual world. Both projects function without  special motion tracking suits or markers, and their another thing in common is the way they were presented. Both of their presentations were done with usage of a virtual character named… »


pi4-workerbot – a multi-purpose robot with finger-tip sensitivity

By Damir Beciri
4 December 2010

pi4-workerbot-1Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology IPK, in Berlin, have been working on a human-sized manufacturing robot that could bring greater flexibility to industrial mass production process. Unlike the specialized assembly line robots, the human sized pi4-workerbot is being developed as a multi-purpose robot with a wider range of potential… »

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Geminoid F – human-like female robot gets better facial expression

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments7 April 2010

geminoid-fHiroshi Ishiguro, a professor at Osaka University, is famous for creating a robot replica of himself, the Geminoid HI-1, a teleoperated android that he controls remotely. The new gynoid robot named Geminoid F (“F” stands for female) is also designed to be remote controlled by an operator. It is a copy of an actual woman… »