Major European Effort to Develop Robots With Emotions


The Feelix Growing Project is a $2.5 million euro initiative funded by the European Union to foster research in the development of robots that can detect and mimic human emotion. The project started in December 2006 and has already been cited by numerous outlets such as Gizmodo.

Euronews, a major European news outlet, recently aired this interesting 8 minute video clip documenting the project:

euronews – futuris – Robots learn to express emotions

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