Amazing Robot Barman that Reads Body Language
This following gadget is the funniest and the smartest robot in the world. Meet James! He is your personal bartender who knows when you want a drink or not because he can read body language. Isn’t that amazing?
The Joint Action in Multimodal Embodied Systems (James) robot is an EU-funded project that started in 2011.
In general, the robots have a problem: they don’t like the real world because they like things to be tidy, orderly and predictable – preferable with optical codes printed on everything.
“Effectively, the customers identify themselves as ordering and non-ordering people through their behavior,” says psychologist Dr. Sebastian Loth. When asked in a BBC interview how people learned this ordering behavior, de Ruiter said that it was entirely natural and “like learning to breathe.”