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Sunday, December 31, 2006

Neteye project - Robot Avatar looks around

The neteye project gives human the possibility to use a robot as an avatar, the user is able to visit the cities where neteyes are based. the interaction with people around the robot is one of the main options. the project is an experiment about "manchine"---"immersive technologies for all". AL is the computergame connecting all the neteyes together, and is playable via internet.

Friday, December 22, 2006

Robots of the Future

Robots of the Future
There's much in store for our artificially intelligent friends next year.
By Duncan Graham-Rowe

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Robots will have rights

Salamander Davoudi reports from London December 19 2006 22:01:

The next time you beat your keyboard in frustration, think of a day when it may be able to sue you for assault. Within 50 years we might even find ourselves standing next to the next generation of vacuum cleaners in the voting booth.

Far from being extracts from the extreme end of science fiction, the idea that we may one day give sentient machines the kind of rights traditionally reserved for humans is raised in a British government-commissioned report which claims to be an extensive look into the future.
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Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics : ASIMO falls down a flight of stairs du...

Även robotar kan råka ut för fallolyckor.

Blog: Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Post: ASIMO falls down a flight of stairs during a live demonstration
Link: http://smart-machines.blogspot.com/2006/12/asimo-falls-down-flight-of-stairs.html

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Saturday, December 02, 2006

Sydkoreansk android


SKorean robot will walk the walk as well as talk the talk from PhysOrg.com

South Korean scientists are working on a new-generation robot resembling a human which will be able to walk the walk as well as talk the talk, one of the team said Thursday.

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