Robot With Step-On Interface

To make it easy for people with disabilities and the elderly to operate an in-home robot, professor Matsumaru of the Shizuoka University came up with a new kind of interface: the step-on interface. The step-on interface (SOI) function uses a projector to display the operation screen on the surface of the floor, and the user steps on the buttons to display the operation instructions.

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Think it could teach you to dance 😉

geplaatst door Piet Wijs op 02.12.08 om 10:39 am

the system is nice but needs enhancement to smaller scale and a more practical robot for elderly people because I don’t see this one do anything but movie..

we still ain’t got that dishwassing, vacuumcleaning robot like rosey from the jetsons 🙁

geplaatst door Lexx op 02.12.08 om 10:39 am

come on, he would’nt be a match to a real dishwashing machine, poor thing is remote controlled and with a security wire because it’s scared it will fall.

that robot if wireless would kick some serious … in a real live anime film 🙂

geplaatst door Lexx op 02.12.08 om 10:39 am

@Lexx: I have to correct you there… We do have [url=]robots that do dishwashing[/url] 😉

geplaatst door Fresh Creation op 04.27.08 om 1:36 pm

@Lexx: No, it can’t compete with a dishwasher… I was only joking. But I hope they are working on robots that can put dishes in and out of the dishwasher. 🙂

geplaatst door Fresh Creation op 04.27.08 om 1:36 pm

Cheers pal. I do aprcpieate the writing.

geplaatst door Danice op 07.18.11 om 10:40 am
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