The FEELIX GROWING project is aiming to provide robots with a working knowledge of human body language.
"I know why you cry...but it is something I can never do." The robots of the future will probably be a lot more empathetic than Arnie in T2.
Researchers estimate that body language makes up between 50-80% of communication, which means robots aren’t ready to become caregivers and companions until they get a good handle on nonverbal expression. To meet these challenges, a €2.5 million EU-funded project is developing robots that are capable of identifying different emotions based on facial expressions
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