Tuesday, October 2, 2007

That's MAJOR Domo SIR to you, boy!

From: ABC News
"Robot Diet Coach Keeps You in Line"
"It Feels, It Senses, It Peers Into Your Soul, It's a ... Robot?"
"They say the buddy system works.
Imagine how easy sticking to your diet would be if you always had someone (or something) to keep you in line. It's a phenomenon that may be closer to reality than you think..."

"...Domo's visual system is attuned to unexpected motion -- it locates human faces and locks its gaze into them. While many robots are doing manual work on factory assembly lines, those machines follow a script and are not able to adapt to new situations, the way Domo can. Domo can even place things on shelves and do minor tasks -- all based on what people tell it to do. .."
Read full article: http://www.abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?id=3656098
Check Out: "CLASSROOM ROBOTICS" (the book)

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