This is an early stage of a project, from Michihiko Shoji of NTT DoCoMo, designed to build humanoid robots that you can touch and talk to--allowing robots to enter the world of virtual reality. The long-term goal is to, say, graphically endow a humanoid robot with the skills of a human baseball player and then play ball with it.
August 2, 2006 9:28 AM PDT
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