Hanson Robotics Inc http://www.hansonrobotics.com We bring robots to life! Thu, 10 Apr 2014 03:32:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 NY Times — This Man Is Not a Cyborg. Yet. http://www.hansonrobotics.com/ny-times-this-man-is-not-a-cyborg-yet/ http://www.hansonrobotics.com/ny-times-this-man-is-not-a-cyborg-yet/#comments Sat, 01 Jun 2013 14:23:17 +0000 http://www.hansonrobotics.com/?p=2003 GET right up close to Dmitry Itskov and sniff all you like — you will not pick up even the faintest hint of crazy. He is soft-spoken and a bit shy, but expansive once he gets talking[...]

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DigitalTrends — Playing God: Meet the man who built the most lifelike android ever http://www.hansonrobotics.com/digitaltrends-playing-god-meet-the-man-who-built-the-most-lifelike-android-ever/ http://www.hansonrobotics.com/digitaltrends-playing-god-meet-the-man-who-built-the-most-lifelike-android-ever/#comments Sat, 18 May 2013 14:15:57 +0000 http://www.hansonrobotics.com/?p=1999 Next month, leaders in the world of robotics, neuroscience, and artificial intelligence will converge on New York City for the second annual Global Future 2045 Congress, an event devoted entirely to the quest toward “neohumanism” – the next evolution of humankind. GF2045 is the brainchild of Russian billionaire Dmitry Itskov[...]

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Research http://www.hansonrobotics.com/research/ http://www.hansonrobotics.com/research/#comments Fri, 15 Feb 2013 14:26:35 +0000 http://www.hansonrobotics.com/?p=1896 Realistic Humanlike Robots for Treatment of ASD, Social Training, and Research; Shown to Appeal to Youths with ASD, Cause Physiological Arousal, and Increase Humanto-Human Social Engagement by Dr. David Hanson, Dr. Daniele Mazzei, Dr. Carolyn Garver, Arti Ahluwalia, Danilo De Rossi, Matt Stevenson, Kellie Reynolds Zeno: A Cognitive Character by David Hanson, Stuart Baurmann, Thomas Riccio, Richard Margolin, Tim Dockins, Matthew Tavares, Kevin Carpenter […]

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Hanson Breakthroughs, from Science to Art http://www.hansonrobotics.com/hanson-robotics-at-wireds-nextfest-unveiling-zeno/ http://www.hansonrobotics.com/hanson-robotics-at-wireds-nextfest-unveiling-zeno/#comments Wed, 06 Feb 2013 08:42:54 +0000 http://hansonrobotics.wordpress.com/2007/09/06/hanson-robotics-at-wireds-nextfest-unveiling-zeno/ A wide variety of technologies and methods make Hanson robots the world’s most lifelike. As Hanson integrates disciplines including mechanical engineering, material science, computer animation, and artificial intelligence, a new super-disciplines emerges, leading towards a gestalt of sentient personalities both as art and artificial organisms. The life in our robots springs from innovations including: Character Engine cognitive AI […]

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Humanoid Robot In Development That Acts Like One Year Old http://www.hansonrobotics.com/humanoid-robot-in-development-that-acts-like-one-year-old-singularity-hub/ http://www.hansonrobotics.com/humanoid-robot-in-development-that-acts-like-one-year-old-singularity-hub/#comments Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:07:08 +0000 http://www.hansonrobotics.com/?p=1132 A university-led collaboration to develop social robots has publicly unveiled its work in progress: a robotic one-year-old boy. As reported by Gizmag, the android named Diego-san is larger than a typical one-year-old child at over four feet tall and has a head developed by Hanson Robotics with a body made by the Japanese robot manufacturer […]

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The Year of the Robot http://www.hansonrobotics.com/the-year-of-the-robot/ http://www.hansonrobotics.com/the-year-of-the-robot/#comments Mon, 28 Jan 2013 00:00:18 +0000 http://www.hansonrobotics.com/?p=1202 David Hanson is a robot designer and engineer who spent the past decade trying to create robots with character; ones that are able to empathize, understand speech and eventually begin to module how a person is actually feeling, so that relationships between humans and robots can be built. via The Year of the Robot

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Diego-San: An Expressive Android Child http://www.hansonrobotics.com/diego-san-an-expressive-android-child/ http://www.hansonrobotics.com/diego-san-an-expressive-android-child/#comments Mon, 21 Jan 2013 22:46:29 +0000 http://www.hansonrobotics.com/?p=1139 A UCSD news release touts their new android child that is designed to mimic the expressions of a one year old human child as it learns to control its body and interact with humans. There have been a lot of creepy baby-headed robots lately but you may notice this one is a little less creepy […]

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Robot Baby Learns How to Express Emotion http://www.hansonrobotics.com/robot-baby-learns-how-to-express-emotion/ http://www.hansonrobotics.com/robot-baby-learns-how-to-express-emotion/#comments Thu, 17 Jan 2013 11:42:44 +0000 http://www.hansonrobotics.com/?p=1166 A new, life-like robot is being used by researchers to gain insight into how a baby learns. Named Diego-san by its creators, the robot measures four feet, three inches tall, and has over 60 moving parts, including a pair of high-resolution cameras for eyes. via Robot Baby Learns How to Express Emotion (Video) : Tech : […]

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Welcome to the Age of Emotionally Relevant Robotics http://www.hansonrobotics.com/welcome-to-the-age-of-emotionally-relevant-robotics/ http://www.hansonrobotics.com/welcome-to-the-age-of-emotionally-relevant-robotics/#comments Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:00:47 +0000 http://www.hansonrobotics.com/?p=1923 Meet “DIEGO-SAN”, developed by David Hanson (of Hanson Robotics) for the Machine Perception Lab at the University of California San Diego Institute for Neural Computation. With a face by David Hanson and Hanson Robotics, which mounts on a robotic body (not yet functional), this robotic baby boy was built with funding from the National Science Foundation and serves […]

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The Week in Gadgets: CES 2013 Edition http://www.hansonrobotics.com/the-week-in-gadgets-ces-2013-edition/ http://www.hansonrobotics.com/the-week-in-gadgets-ces-2013-edition/#comments Mon, 14 Jan 2013 11:16:40 +0000 http://www.hansonrobotics.com/?p=1145 Outside of CES, another child-like gadget caught our attention – and we mean ‘child-like’ in the most literal sense. Researchers from the Machine Perception Lab in the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Institute for Neural Computation have been working on developing a sophisticated humanoid robot modelled after a one-year-old baby for about two years […]

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