Humanized Robots (02:07)
Thanks to advances in artificial intelligence and robotics, humans interact with a new range of humanized robots.
Testing Robot Mobility (03:17)
At the CNRS in Toulouse, France, robotics engineers work on domestic robot mobility.
Human Mimicry (02:52)
Engineers test robotic interaction with humans. Director of Research at CNRS, Rachid Alami, explains the process that uses computer algorithms.
Honda Develops Asimo (04:57)
German engineers and other experts develop domestic robots. The Japanese robot, Asimo, is a functioning personal assistant robot.
Japanese Life-Like Robots (03:26)
Robotics expert Hiroshi Ishiguro, develops prototypes including the baby CB2, life-like female robots, and a robot avatar.
Robotic Surgery (06:15)
At a clinic in Reims, France, a surgeon checks on patients remotely via the Jazz robot. He uses a da Vinci robot during surgery.
Robot Pets and Companions (03:09)
The kissing robot simulates a kiss from a distant partner. Robopolis Director Bruno Bonnell discusses the market for service and companion robots like the retirement home robot Matilda.
Nao, the Empathetic Robot (07:58)
In France, sociological studies test the acceptance of companion robots like the Nao Robot that can recognize human emotions and communicate.
Artificial Intelligence (05:44)
While sociologist Marina Maestrutti worries about lack of robotic empathy, Jean-Claude Heudin develops robots with personality.
Digital Assistants (03:30)
Cell phone virtual agents respond to user demands accessing the internet.
A Learning Robot: ICub (06:34)
Experts at the ISIR lab in Paris, developed a robot that can solve problems and learn from errors, giving the robot independence.
Credits: Living With Robots (01:51)
Credits: Living With Robots
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