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Tuesday, March 02, 2010

MIT invents small, social robot "avatar" that does hand gestures

MIT eggheads have assembled a telepresence robot (for a thesis) called MeBot. The robot acts as web cam application, except it has arms that convey hand-gestures. 

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Blogger Travis said...

There are a lot more photos and a few videos over on Hizook.com

http://www.hizook.com/blog/2010/02/28/mebot-affective-teleconferencing-robot-mit-being-presented-hri-2010

Tuesday, March 02, 2010 11:11:00 AM  
Blogger Michael Mol said...

You don't have to put quotes around the word "avatar" in your title; that word had meaning as a form of personal remote agent long before the recent movies.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 1:46:00 PM  

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