Friday, June 08, 2007

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Scientists create robot toddler

The Child-Robot with Biomimetic Body, or CB2, looks at Shuhei Ikemoto, an Osaka University student, when its hand is clasped by him during a demonstration of the toddler robot at a lab of the university in Osaka, western Japan, Friday, June 8, 2007. CB2, 1.3 meters (4.3 feet) tall and weighing 33 kilograms (73 pounds), developed by JST ERATO Asada Synergistic Intelligence Project, changes facial expressions and can rock back and forth. The robot's movements are smooth as it is fitted with 56 actuators in lieu of muscle. It has 197 sensors for touch, small cameras working as eyes, and an audio sensor. CB2 can also speak using an artificial vocal cord. (AP Photo/Koji Ueda)
OSAKA - A group of scientists in Japan have developed a humanoid that acts like a toddler to better understand child development.ADVERTISEMENTClick Here!The Child-Robot with Biomimetic Body, or CB2, was developed by a team of researchers at Osaka University in western Japan and is designed to move just like a real child aged between one and three years old.

Scientists create robot toddler - Yahoo! News

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