Saturday, May 29, 2010

Robots: they re-arrange themselves and officiate a marriage ceremony

Yukiko Sawada and Takashi Tsubouchi at the University of Tsukuba, Japan, have built a self-configuring conference room, where the tables are robots that re-arrange themselves based on an initial configuration inputed through a User Interface:

And, if we are on the subject of robots, also in Japan, a robot named i-Fairy officiated a marriage ceremony:

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