Robotics: Sophia

Advertisements https://youtu.be/Bg_tJvCA8zw Sophia is Hanson Robotics’ latest and most advanced robot to date and a cultural icon. She has become a media darling, appearing on major media outlets around the world, igniting the interest of people regardless of age, gender, and culture, even gracing the cover of one of the top fashion magazines.  Her press… Continue reading Robotics: Sophia

AI + Robotics: Philip K Dick

Advertisements https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot0Fuy34xN0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJ930zzYxl8 The android portrait of Philip K. Dick–an intelligent, evolving robotic recreation of the sci-fi writer who authored VALIS, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, UBIK, and many other masterworks. By resurrecting PKD as an android, we seek to realize genius-level AI with compassion and creativity. While we have a long way to… Continue reading AI + Robotics: Philip K Dick

AI + Robotics: Jules

Advertisements https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysU56JzBjTY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elVdiboCa80 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRR33WDFi_k Jules is an amazingly life like robot, something of a “complete package” with a combination of interesting features. By integrating natural language processing with ASR, TTS, computer vision, artistry, and narrative, you can have a natural, interactive conversation with Jules. The software allowing Jules such advanced capacity for interaction was developed… Continue reading AI + Robotics: Jules

AI + Robotics: BINA 48

Advertisements https://youtu.be/11lluRAknvw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfcyq7uGbZg BINA48, short for Breakthrough Intelligence via Neural Architecture, is a humanoid robot, consisting of a bust-like head and shoulders mounted on a frame, developed by Hanson Robots and released in 2010. BINA48 was modeled after Bina Aspen through more than one hundred hours in compiling all of her memories, feelings, and beliefs. BINA48… Continue reading AI + Robotics: BINA 48

AI + Robotics: Alice

Advertisements https://youtu.be/G0NLHVJoI_E   ALICE ALICE serves as a cognitive research robot at the famous MIRA-lab in the University of Geneva. Hanson Robotics, the founding member of The INDIGO consortium won over $6M Euro in EU funding, and its collaborative research resulting in ground-breaking robots and open-source software, and numerous publications. Additionally the Aleph robot served… Continue reading AI + Robotics: Alice