Robots are likely to become more and more common as time goes on. Yet, these “Robot People” still look barely human, which could make it harder for humans to accept robot company in the long term.
That is why scientists in Augsburg are working on creating a more human and emotional robot. Alice is her name and she has to be able to recognize the emotions of humans around her and convey them in her facial expressions. After all, facial cues play an essential role in communication between humans.