Give Yourself a Hug…With the Help of a Robot

Watch a clip from Tokyo’s 3D Expo

Nobuhiro Takahashi and his team at the University of Electro Communications in Tokyo have created a huggable robot. The ¨Sense-Roid¨ is shaped like a human torso that is embedded with pressure sensors. The robot is capable of reciprocating a human’s hug with the help of air compressors by being connected to a jacket that is worn by the human user.

 

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One Response to Give Yourself a Hug…With the Help of a Robot

  1. BG mail says:

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