A humanoid robot to imitate human emotions-Videoconferencing

Bristol, England – A team of scientists from the Robotics Laboratory of Bristol developed the first humanoid able to imitate the facial expressions and lip movements of a human observing.

Jules, it is called, is appointed as a head and neck but can instantly copy the movement faces of people he observes with video cameras and tiny electronic motors hidden under the skin of his face. It can crack a wide smile, grin, riding his forehead and “talk” with the software it is equipped, and that translates into real-time human expressions he observes through his eyes equipped with video cameras.  Continue reading