Talk to the head

Marks, Paul
March 2014
New Scientist;3/29/2014, Vol. 221 Issue 2962, p20
The article reports on SociBot-Mini, a robot built by Will Jackson and colleagues at Engineered Arts Ltd. in the Penryn section of Cornwall, England. A discussion of the robot's capabilities, which include a depth-sensing camera used to capture gestures, the ability to capture facial expressions using a webcam and the ability to use computer vision software to perform tricks like recognising people, working out someone's mood from their grimaces and smiles and guessing their age, is presented.


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