Texas-based NXROBO has developed a natural interaction robot that can be the home assistance you always wanted. Dubbed Big-i, this distant relative of R2-D2 comes with mobility, voice programming, 3D vision, as well as active perception.
In this week's episode of the Robot Talk podcast, host Claire Asher chatted to Professor Emily S. Cross from the University of Glasgow and Western Sydney University all about neuroscience, social learning, and human-robot interaction.
Could it be that future AI systems will need robotic “bodies” to interact with the world? If so, will nightmarish ideas like the self-repairing, shape-shifting T-1000 robot from the Terminator 2 movie come to fruition? And could a robot be created that could “live” forever?