He currently spends his time with scientists at UC San Diego’s California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, where he helps them understand how robots and humans alike perceive emotions and interpret facial cues. Their thinking is, if Albert HUBO can develop emotional intelligence, it will help researchers pave the way for robots to participate and help improve education, healthcare, fine arts, and customer service.
Created by Hanson Robotics’ founder David Hanson, Ph.D. and Oh Jun Ho, Professor of Engineering at KAIST, Albert HUBO was the world’s first walking humanoid robot.
Walking speed: 1.25km/hour
Continuous operating time: 130 hours
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Operating system(s): MS Windows XP; RTX Walking speed: 1.25km/hour