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Social Robotics brief for the TAMK UX Design course, Autumn 2012.

Social Robotics brief for the TAMK UX Design course, Autumn 2012.

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  • Juicy Salif, designed by Philippe Starck for AlessiPersonalSocialBefore-during-afterEnvironmentEmotion
  • Technology is mostly locked out of important parts of our world and our experience of life because it lacks understanding of what is going on inside our minds – how we feel. Without understanding how people feel inside, there are serious barriers for us in improve people’s lives.
  • MIT MDS Nexihttp://robotic.media.mit.edu/projects/robots/mds/overview/overview.htmlhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQS2zxmrrrANAO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2STTNYNF4lkKeepon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFfw0RteVwAMIT AIDAhttp://robotic.media.mit.edu/projects/robots/aida/overview/overview.htmlhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=R3tgKAjdpUQASIMO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8UeT9r4cmg&feature=related
  • Hanson’s Jules: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhVu2hxm07E&feature=related
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3CHESYyHXo&t=1m36shttp://uusitehdas.fi/sites/uusitehdas.fi/files/case_studies/Team_Innorobots_handout.pdf


  • 1. SocialRobotics Rod Walsh, TAMK RDI autonomous physical agents with social roles, behaviors, rules inhuman interaction & communication
  • 2. Contemporary Technology Experience
  • 3. Human & ProductExperiences
  • 4. Affective ComputingTechnology is mostly locked out of important partsof our world and our experience of life because itlacks understanding of what is going on inside ourminds – how we feel. Without understanding howpeople feel inside, there are serious barriers for usin improve people’s lives.
  • 5. Affective RoboticsA physically present agent motivate humanbehavior more strongly. It brings its technologywith it, wherever people go. And it can usehuman metaphors in interaction anddevelopment of relationships.
  • 6. Social Robots: ExamplesNexi: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQS2zxmrrrAKeepon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFfw0RteVwANAO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2STTNYNF4lkAIDA: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=R3tgKAjdpUQASIMO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8UeT9r4cmg&feature=related
  • 7. The Trap: The Uncanny Valley Hanson’s Jules: http://www.y outube.com/ watch?v=IhVu 2hxm07E&fea ture=related
  • 8. Social Robotics http://demola.fi/node/2906 Demola InnoSummer 2011http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3CHESYyHXo&t=1m36shttp://uusitehdas.fi/sites/uusitehdas.fi/files/case_studies/Team_Innorobots_handout.pdf
  • 9. Affective Robotics http://demola.fi/node/4937demola.fi/projects/innosummer-2012-affective-robotics-0 demola.fi/projects/innosummer-2012-smart-cabs demola.fi/node/4928 Demola Smart InnoSummer 2012 Cabs
  • 10. Train one, Train all http://demola.fi/node/5036 http://demola.fi/node/5035 Demola Academy Mind Autumn 2012 Reader
  • 11. UXD TaskCreate an interactive social robotics solution (aconcept) for educationExplore the possibilities and create a concept how“social robot” could demonstrate feelingsThings to think about (or intentionally ignore):• Functions, Effect• Aesthetics, Affect• Interactions: individual, social, environmental• Emotions, Fun, Acceptance
  • 12. RICTI Social Robotics @TAMKA Social RobotA social robot is an autonomous robot that interacts and communicates with humans or other autonomous physicalagents by following social behaviors and rules attached to its role.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_robotSocial Robotics TEKES RICTI TAMK RDIR&D project at TAMK RDI funded by TEKES is the Finnish Funding Agency Tampere University of AppliedTEKES RICTI, to build Tampere-region for Technology and Innovation, Sciences (TAMK) Research,ecosystem around Social Robotics for which provides the majority of the Development and Innovation (RDI)SMEs, established industry, 3M€ 2 year budget for the RICTI projects organization. Separate, butuniversities, and third sectororganizations. initiative(Re-establishing the Finnish collaborating with, TAMK teaching ICT industry). departments.socialrobotics.tamk.fi/ www.tekes.fi/en www.tamk.fi/cms/tamken.nsf/$all/4391101EB5FD8 A01C225767B0034C8BC