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HCMC university makes robot that recognizes human emotions

In Uncategorized on January 8, 2011 at 4:07 am

Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology on December 28 announced that it has made successful robot recognize human emotions such as surprise, happiness and anger.

Dr. Nguyen Duc Thanh and partners at the university’s Electrical – Electronics Department made the robot.

The robot’s leg has three wheels, a roving camera, various software and sensory equipment.

Because of the equipment, the robot can move, locate human faces and recognize human emotions. In particularly, the robot will move towards the human if it recognises the human as sad. However, if the robot recognises the human as happy, it will stay back.

Source: SGGP

Robot snag dims hopes for trapped N.Zealand miners

In Uncategorized on November 23, 2010 at 2:33 am

12 southern teams to compete in nat’l robot competition

In Uncategorized on April 10, 2010 at 10:51 am

Twelve top engineering teams from the south have been selected to compete in the final round of the national robot competition “Robocon,” to be held in the Central Highlands’ city of Buon Ma Thuot from May 10-16.

A southern Robocon team performs at last year’s competition (File Photo: Dat Viet)

The final round and closing ceremonies of the southern competition took place in Ho Chi Minh City’s Rach Mieu Indoor Stadium April 9 after five days of competition.

The southern event was themed “Robo-Pharaohs build pyramids,” and saw participation from 86 teams.

Sixty-nine of the teams were from universities and colleges in the southern region, while the remaining 17 were lone individuals.

Lac Hong University had the most impressive showing with eight teams being put through to the national final round, while four teams from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology were also selected.

The goal of the annual Robocon contest is to build the sturdiest, most agile robots to compete in tasks against other teams’ creations.

The most outstanding team at the southern competition this year was LH BEE of Lac Hong University.

Source: SGGP

Robot contests take place

In Uncategorized on April 7, 2010 at 4:13 pm

Robot contests take place

QĐND – Wednesday, April 07, 2010, 21:25 (GMT+7)

Two robot contests have been launched for students from universities and colleges in Southern, Central Highlands and Central provinces.

In Da Nang City, 40 teams are taking part in the Robocon 2010’s Qualifying Round with the theme ‘Robocon builds pyramid’. The theme is based on ideas to build three pyramids Khufu, Khafraa and Mankaura in Egypt.

These teams in 3 different groups will compete in a round-robin to choose the three best teams and three runners-up.

While in Ho Chi Minh City, 86 other teams are competing in Robocon 2010’s Qualifying Round with the name ‘Robocon Creation 2010’ held by the Vietnam Television Center.

Best teams from the two contests will be chosen for the final of Robocon Vietnam Contest 2010 to be held from May 10th to 16th in Buon Ma Thuot City, Dac Lac province.

The champion of Robocon Vietnam 2010 will take part in Asia-Pacific Robocon 2010 contest to be held in September 2010 in Cairo, Egypt.

Source: NLD

Translated by Duy Minh


Source: QDND