Friday, August 24, 2012

Robot NICO is in the process of recognizing itself

The robot's name is NICO, and has been developed by Brian Scassellati and Justin Hart, who together have already taught the robot to recognize where its arm is in three dimensional space to a very fine degree, a feat never before achieved with a robot of any kind. The next step is to do the same with other body parts, the feet, legs torso and of course eventually the head, which is the most critical part in giving a robot self awareness, which is the ultimate goal of the project. phys.org.
This is huge if they manage to made it recognize its whole body or at least the face.

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