Japanese Robot teacher makes debut Video
Japanese, known for their technological prowess have never short of surprising the world with their innovative skills year after year. Now, there is a robot teacher, could this be a real substitute for teachers in the future? The video below:
TOKYO – Japan’s robot teacher calls roll, smiles and scolds, drawing laughter from students with her eerily lifelike face. But the developer says it’s not about to replace human instructors.
Unlike more mechanical-looking robots like Honda Motor Co.’s Asimo, the robot teacher, called Saya, can express six basic emotions — surprise, fear, disgust, anger, happiness, sadness — because its rubber skin is being pulled from the back with motors and wiring around the eyes and the mouth.
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