Future Robot’s Furo is an intelligent and interactive robot

Future Robot’s Furo at CES 2014

One of the many robots featured at CES 2014 is Future Robot’s FURo-S that is a service robot with a simulated human face for a head. Carrying a screen, the robot is designed with advertising or shopping in mind, and reacts to people through its facial, gesture and voice recognition all with an emoting face.

 

 

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The Way You Hold Your Drink Reveals Your Personality

The Way You Hold Your Drink Reveals Your Personality

The simple act of holding a drink displays a lot more about us than we realize

All revellers fall into one of eight different personality types which are given away by their drinking techniques, a leading psychologist has concluded.

Dr Glenn Wilson, a consultant psychologist at King’s College, London, observed over 500 drinkers in bars last month.

He analysed drinkers’ body language and then advised on their openness to being approached.

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Top 5 Tech Toys Of 2009 And 5 More On The Way

Top 5 Tech Toys Of 2009 And 5 More On The Way 

2008 was a good year for gadgets, and we’re hoping that ’09 will be just as impressive. We’re only a month in so far, but Palm, Dell, Sony and even Amazon have all dropped hints about what the companies have in store. We’ve collected the five big announcements that have us drooling, as well as five more that we’d like to see happen before 2010.

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Gesture Recognition Computer

Gesture Recognition Computer 

Imagine being able to browse the web, write email and do everything else you need to do without touching your computer. What if it could all be done with a flick of your wrist or the movement of your eyes? Well, researchers at the Virtual and Interactive Simulations of Reality Research Group, at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia just might make that happen for you.

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Apple Files Patent For Multi-Gesture Language

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Apple has filed a patent for a new multi-touch gesture language that will allows us program gestures into our computers. Similar to the zoom and rotate gestures currently programmed into the iPhone and MacBook multi-touch touchpads, the new patent describes a Sign Language for touch screens, which uses a minimum of twenty five chords, thirty one combinations and thirteen different motions to tell the OS what it is you want to do. Additionally, the patent specififies the Control, Alt, Shift and Command keys as modifiers.

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