Story by Hal Goodtree.
Cary, NC – What inspires children to become interested in S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)? How about Nexi, a Mobile-Dexterous-Social (MDS) robot demonstrating her range of human emotions?
Meet Nexi, an Expressive Robot
Okay, I’m a robot geek. And one of the toughest areas of robotics is expression.
Nexi, developed at the M.I.T. Robotics Lab, uses facial gestures, her hands and eyes to convey an impressive range of emotions.
If you find this video interesting, show it to your kids. Say something casual, like “check this out.”
Technology Video: Nexi MDS Robot
You can also see this video on Youtube.
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