In addition to the two smaller, dare we say 'younger' infant robots we covered in our earlier post, the Asada Synergistic Intelligence Project team also demonstrated “M3–Kindy”, approximately the size of a five year old.
To emulate the motions, sensing, perception, and interaction of a kindergarten age child, the robot was equipped with microphone ears, video camera eyes, and over 100 tactile sensors as well as 42 servos.
Thanks to KMoriyama, here are a series of videos from today's symposium:
M3–Kindy waking up, rolling over, and starting to crawl:
Seeing another person smile, responding with a smile, and interacting with others: