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Archive for the 'KIST' Category

Kids say Robot Teachers are “easy” & “fun”

Kids seem to like their robotic substitutes in South Korea, where a trial is being conducted to test the efficacy of the replacement English teachers.

Robots from Design Korea 2006

A design exhibit from 2006 gives us hints into Samsung’s design process when they were working on the next robot in their line of humanoids.

Failing Grade for Robot Teachers in Korean Classrooms?

Robots teaching English in South Korean classrooms don’t appear to be doing a very good job.

• Sil-bot

KIST’s Center for Intelligent Robotics has developed a penguin-like robot called Sil-bot, which is designed to help the elderly maintain an active mind and body.

“Let me get that for you, sir.”

Two of KIST’s humanoid robots delivered food to their master, and in another demonstration copied the full-body movements of a man in a special motion-capture suit.