solutions: Some of the most popular robots in the world
world’s solutions -technology
ASIMO or Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility was designed and built by Honda in 2000. It has the ability to walk or run at a speed of 6 kilometer per hour (3.7 mph). It has amazing ability of interacting with humans by sensing their postures, gestures, sounds and faces. It is controlled by a controller, computer or voice commands. It can interact with 10 different people and can also recognize them by name.
The ATLAS robot
This robot has been created to respond in dangerous situations like nuclear meltdown and can also provide aid to emergency services in rescue and search operations. This 6 feet tall and 150 kilogram amazing robot has 28 hydraulic joints, arms, legs, head, sensors and torso controlled by an on board computer that gives it environment sensing capability which is not seen in any android before. Besides basic functions like walking, turning, grabbing and showing visual feedback it also has the capability of climbing a ladder and driving a car.
The Morpheus robot
Morpheus can be controlled by using your mind or thoughts. Built by Rajesh Rao of the University of Washington, this android follows instructions that are given out in the form of human thought. It is controlled by a controller fitted in swim cap and can provide companionship, assistance and rescue aid.
This android or humanoid robot does not only have realistic appearance but also behaves like a human. It also has the ability to recognize, respond and process speech. Developed by Osaka University and manufactured by Kokoro Company Ltd, this robot has air powered actuators that help it to react but its movements are strictly restricted to standing or sitting position. They resemble so much as humans that it takes few minutes to recognize that it’s a robot.
PARO is a therapeutic robot modeled after a baby harp seal, intend to have a calming effect on and bring out emotional responses in patients. It’s mainly used in therapy where it interacts with patients by moving its flippers and heads while making sounds. It also has the ability to assess the environment around it and remembers the way the owner interacted with it and responds the way it was treated. It has a great positive psychological and social effect on patients which has also listed it as World’s most therapeutic robot in Guinness Book of World Records.
BINA48 or Breakthrough Intelligence via Neural Architecture 48, is the most stunningly realistic robot ever created. It is a humanoid robot having a bust like head and shoulders mounted on a frame. This robot is built by David Hanson and is modeled after his wife, Bina Rothblatt, compiling all of her memories, feelings, and thoughts, thus enabling it to carry conversations on various intellectual topics. It is a robot having visual resemblance to real person with a face that moves, eyes that see, ears that hear and a digital mind that enables conversation. While interacting daily with other humans it can increase its vocabulary and knowledge.
IT research firm Gartner has cut its forecast for global IT spending by about one-third for this year, blaming a