Friday, February 25, 2011

Robotic Movement Translations

Just found this video on researchers in Japan working on programming synchronization between video recognition of human arm/hand movements and a computer model of a robotic hand/arm setup.  This is really interesting to me not because of the nice movement of the robotic arm, but of the possibilities (as they mention in the video) of adapting the program model to manipulation of displayed data environments on a computer in 3-d. Might seem crazy, but it could be a way to another step in interfacing humans and machines for faster input and manipulation of data.  What do you guys think?  Here's the video:

40 comments:

  1. amazing stuff. not too long until we have robots helping (or killing) us

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  2. Looks very cool. But I'll probably be an old man clinging to my mouse and keyoard, ranting about how easy kids have it with their robotic arms.

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  3. very cool. could have fun with that.

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  4. i hope that this gets good because i would love to know if i lost an arm i could get a "spare" one :D

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  5. I saw a similar video in my anthropology class the other day - it was researchers at MIT who had designed some sort of robot that was bipedal and could do flips and stuff. They can do some amazing things with robots nowadays.

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  6. The future is incoming. Every day it's more near. that stuff is great!

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  7. no more hard times opening your beer

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  8. Crazy stuff. just a hop, skip and a jump from here to androids.

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  9. Very interesting to see what some companies come up with in this day and age.

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  10. I don't know why, but this stuff scares me.

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  11. It's amazing how far science is coming. I'm following for future posts.

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  12. SO awesome what they're doing with technology.

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  13. Hope this technology gets used in everyday life soon.

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  14. science is moving so fast its amazing. makes me wonder how close real terminators are.

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  15. wow this is amazing, and I for one welcome our new robot overlords.

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  16. I wonder if I can make a toilet pee for me.

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  17. Yea I think these are the next big thing in robotics. Interesting times...

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  18. It's scary how eager the human race is to advance into a robotic age =O

    Great blog by the way, followed.

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  19. amazing but somehow creepy the same time

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  20. that's definitely pretty cool. looks like surgery over the interwebs is possible in the near future

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  21. wow really amazing stuff ... matrix calling

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  22. I agree with mac and me.. kinda creepy hahah

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  23. Soon we will all have these built into us! =D

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  24. I am so happy they invented video games years ago and have the quality of them today.

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  25. Miraculous stuff here, I can't wait to see the one day no one is "disabled". They can have any problem fixed! The future is looking quite bright!

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  26. Wow, cool vid. Just think what the world will be like in 10 years.

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  27. Interesting article, as always
    I must say, thanks for the updates and nice finds

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