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Your tech nightmare: G.I.A. Interactive Robot

If you want to sleep well at night please stop reading this post now!

G.I.A. (Gestural Interactive Automaton)

The G.I.A. Interactive Robot follows you around and changes its expression according to your reactions.

Sometimes the tech can be creepy like this interactive robot (G.I.A. – Gestural Interactive Automaton). The author of this project is Daniel Jay Bertner – link to his blog) and he named this device a “robotic sculpture”. Also, he claim that “G.I.A. Is a robotic life form that strives to emulate and socially engage its viewers in hopes to become understood and accepted.”

You can watch the GIA in action in below video:

Via technabob.com

How to Stop Snoring in Japan

Japanese people love to make robots or to buy robots. At International Robot Exhibition (IREX) held at Tokyo, it was present a robot pillow developed at the Kabe laboratory at Waseda University.

This robot pillow in shape of a polar bear intended to stop snoring in heavy sleepers.

I’m personally a little scare to sleep near a robot, not to talk about how could I feel to sleeping on a robot and this robot monitored my sleep and touch me if I start snoring…

How to Stop Snoring

Demo video:

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