Italian Technology: Emotional Androids?
KeyC TV an affiliate of Fox television has reported on the newest type of “humaniod”, an Italian robot that mimics the muscle movements that are involved in human facial expressions.
A team of Italian engineers have created the FACE an android that uses 32 motors to replicate facial expressions of emotion such as disgust, fear and sadness.
In a related past blog, Humintell noted the progress of Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, in creating life like facial expressions and voice simulation in a what they refer to as a humaniod. This blog is accompanied by a video.
Take a look at the video below of the Italian robot and compare it to the video in our past blog above.