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Robots evolve to do more work around us

As robots evolve to do more work around us, the UK-based humanoid robot manufacturer Engineered Arts has infused more human-like facial expressions into one of its robots, which may leave you with an eerie feeling.

In a video posted on YouTube, the robot called 'Ameca' displays various human expressions, like appearing to "wake up" from sleep, as its face shows confusion and frustration when it opens its eyes.

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The humanoid robot will be brought inside the ISS for five days of engineering tests. Pixabay

Russia launched its first humanoid robot astronaut into the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday.

The launch took place from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 3.38 a.m. (local time), said the Mission Control Centre of the Russian Federal Space Agency. It will reach the station on Saturday.

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The robot greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Ivanka Trump at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Hyderabad. Facebook
  • Mitra greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Ivanka Trump at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Hyderabad
  • It is a made-in-India robot designed by Balaji Viswanathan and his 14-member team
  • The Indian robot can be rented for interactive sessions at offices, hotels and private birthday parties, through www.mitrarobot.com

Mitra is an indigenous humanoid robot made of fiberglass. It has been programmed to greet customers and interact using facial and speech recognition, contextual help, and autonomous navigation. The robot greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Ivanka Trump at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Hyderabad.

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