Telesar V is a Groundbreaking Telexistance Robot

February 17, 2012 by  
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The groundbreaking Telexitstance Robot Telesar V from researchers at Japan’s Keio University could bring us a step closer to a real out of body experience. The creators of Telesar V claim that the robot avatar can not only accurately mimic the movements of its operator, but also transmit back sensory experience to the user. Wearing a headset with virtual reality goggles, the user can see and hear what the robot ‘experiences’, and through a pair of sensor equipped gloves feel the shape and temperature of objects Telesar V touches or picks up. Read the rest of Telesar V is a Groundbreaking Telexistance Robot Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: avatar robot , bomb disposal , disaster recovery , keio university , robot technology , susumu tachi , telesar v , Telexitstance Robot Telesar V

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Win $130 Worth of Cool Custom Kid’s Art from ModTots!

February 5, 2011 by  
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If you’ve been wanting to spruce up your little ones’ rooms with some bright, colorful wall art , we’ve got just the thing. We’re teaming up with ModTots to give away a custom, hand-painted, 12″ X 12″ piece (worth $130) to one lucky Inhabitat reader and it could be you! The winner (along with input from the youngster whose room the art will go in) will get to choose from a fun array of animal or robot designs and background colors, so click below to enter for your chance to score this amazing piece of handmade art

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