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Humanoid the human robot. Developments go fast. The human-robot as a teacher or model with sensitive sensors. The appearance of a human being is often pursued in order to familiarise people with the robot.

Humanoid robots have many tasks

A humanoid robot can perform many tasks. Of course, as a buddy or friend, but also in education, the humanoid is on the rise. It remains to be seen to what extent humanoids will assist us in and around the house. However, there are plenty of....Read more


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Humanoid the human robot. Developments go fast. The human-robot as a teacher or model with sensitive sensors. The appearance of a human being is often pursued in order to familiarise people with the robot.


Humanoid robots have many tasks


A humanoid robot can perform many tasks. Of course, as a buddy or friend, but also in education, the humanoid is on the rise. It remains to be seen to what extent humanoids will assist us in and around the house. However, there are plenty of developments that indicate that the humanoid will take over tasks from the human being.


Development of humanoids, human robots


The humanoid is, of course, the robot that comes closest to humans. There are already applications as a model, teacher or robot baby. Some humanoids approach the appearance of a human being very strongly and discussions about whether a humanoid can become a life partner are in full swing. It remains to be seen what social role the human robot will play, but it is certainly interesting to follow the developments.

Humanoid, human robot has many functions

A humanoid robot can perform many tasks. Of course as a buddy or friend but also in teaching is the humanoid coming-up. Humanoids that assist in and around the house will have to wait. But there are developments that indicate that the humanoid will take over tasks.

Development humanoids, human robots

The humanoid robot is obviously the closest to man. There have been uses as a model, teacher or robot baby. Some humanoids approaching the appearance of man very strong and discussions if a humanoid can be a life partner, are underway. What social roles will the human robot play? Wait and see but it is certainly interesting to monitor developments.

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You can not visit a conference, or the Japanese robot Pepper will pop up. Research by Swedish Örebro University shows that there are all kinds of fundamental security problems with Pepper. Work at the store for producer Softbank Robotics.
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Honda has announced that it will stop developing Asimo. In 2000, the android robot was the first machine that could move on two legs without tripping, thus representing a major breakthrough in robotic motor skills. Later on, the robot also acquired the ability to recognize objects and voices and to move autonomously.
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Sophia is made by David Hansen, of Hanson Robotics shows her feminine side. This human robot has quite realistic skin and a face that moves. At certain points you even see subtle human traits such as a quick grin or the blinking of the eyes.
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