BEER POURING ROBOT ANTICIPATES HUMAN MOVEMENTS
Have you ever dreamed of a day where your personal robot pours beers for you? Well, that day just got one step closer.
Scientists at Cornell University have programmed a robot that can predict what you’re about to do and then help you out. With a Microsoft Kinect sensor as its "eyes," the robot watches your body movements. Then it accesses a video database of about 120 household activities – including eating, brushing teeth and pouring beer – to predict what your actions will be a few seconds into the future. The robot then makes a decision about what you’re likely to do next and what it can do to assist you.
This article courtesy of: (Wired)
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