Category Archives: research

Jeppe: Flash from my past

Way back in 2006-2007 I was leading the Media Window project (HD video call and immersive telepresence for mobiles, using a dedicated FPGA “USB hardware accessory”, and the new phenomenon of HD TV, with the dream that HD projection and … Continue reading

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Join in our robot appearance study! We want you to join in our study on the appearance of robots that might assist us in the future! Just use this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/robapp It should take around 15-20 minutes. This is part … Continue reading

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ResearchGate for mining social media

Ever since promising results in our pilot study Introducing game and playful experiences to other application domains through personality and motivation models, mining social media (facebook in particular) has been on my agenda. I haven’t gotten round to it yet, but … Continue reading

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Let Many Bots Bloom!

Having used bipedal, research and industrial robots, we realised that a big part of the barrier to entry to consumer and mass market healthcare was due to the cost and reliability of many actuators (motors, degrees of freedom etc.) and high … Continue reading

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Two-wheel-tastic

Something we’ve been playing with in the background – a simple two wheel (gyro-stablised reverse pendulum arduino powered) platform for moving robot apps about. It’s not finished but the video is a great way to see how modifying the values … Continue reading

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Dubious: UK public believes robots … shouldn’t care for young or elderly A survey performed to test views of the general public about robots has an interesting “finding” about robots: don’t use them to care for children or the elderly … Continue reading

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Home page for our Social Robotics projects at TAMK

Following hot on the heals of a new YouTube channel will be a revamped TAMK page, meanwhile enjoy our classic look while it lasts… http://socialrobotics.tamk.fi/

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