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How can robots gain our trust?

Roboy, a new child-like robot unveiled last week , is an attempt to tackle, head-on,  the psychological and technical challenges of designing an appealing humanoid robot. Despite their myriad uses, research bears out that the more human they appear, the greater the potential for people to feel uneasy with and distrust robots, a phenomenon known as the uncanny valley.  As...
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Competition: robotic solutions to aid the elderly

A competition to uncover new robotic related technologies to assist elderly people’s ability to continue living independently at home, was launched on Friday.  SILVER (Supporting Independent LiVing for the Elderly through Robotics) is a development project funded by the EU under the ICT cooperation part of the Seventh Framework Programme for research and technological development...
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How can robots gain our trust?

Roboy, a new child-like robot unveiled last week , is an attempt to tackle, head-on,...

Competition: robotic solutions to aid the elderly

A competition to uncover new robotic related technologies to assist elderly people’s ability...