Anthropomorphizations in robotics

“At first, I started to make human-like robotic parts that attached with household appliances.” explains Dr. Hirotaka Osawa, a visiting researcher in the National Institute of Informatics and Keio University. “I transforms an object into an agent using attachable human-like ‘eye’, ‘arm’, ‘mouth’, and ‘skin’ devices.” The (faux) human body parts are attached to mechanical […]