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The movie is about humanoid aliens invading Earth.
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The CYvrSPACE experience, which takes about 25 minutes, begins with a short, instructional video narrated by a somewhat sarcastic voice that could be a relative of the humanoid robot C-3PO of Star Wars fame.
Matrix is not like PIBOT, a humanoid robotic flight-control system being designed by engineers in South Korea, which sits in an unmodified pilot’s seat and manipulates unmodified controls.
The work consists of 22 life-size floating orange humanoid figures — representing the more than 22 million refugees in the world — clinging to flotation tubes.
Mention robots, and many people think of a large humanoid machine like C-3PO or RoboCop.
But soccer, especially featuring humanoid robots, is the most important of them.
In fact, that’s why roboticists, such as many of those that competed in the DARPA Robotics Challenge in 2015, focus on humanoid robots: They’re often considered better able to handle a wide range of tasks in human environments.
In 2000, Ishiguro, as an associate professor at Kyoto University, produces his first humanoid robot: a mechanical-looking contraption that moves on a wheeled platform, waving its jointed steel arms.
The kingdom of Saudi Arabia officially granted citizenship to the humanoid robot last week during a program at the Future Investment Initiative, a summit that links deep-pocketed Saudis with inventors hoping to shape the future.
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A humanoid robot, sometimes called an android, is a robot that resembles a human. Accounts of the yeti, Sasquatch, and Bigfoot continue to fascinate us mainly because of their humanoid characteristics. The idea of creating a monstrous humanoid, such as the Jewish golem or Victor Frankenstein's creation, has intrigued us for centuries. "Humanoid Animation" is a standard for creating humanlike figures for video that lets the same figure be used in a variety of 3-D games—some of which have nothing but humanoids for characters.
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