How to make a robot voice, and learn to speak it with your brain

You might have heard of the voice-recognition technology known as the “spongebot,” which uses speech to control a robot.The technology is a key part of the $1.8 billion Brainhub robot that works to treat stroke patients.But while the technology has been used for decades to control other devices, the ability to recognize human voices has […]

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Robot jones: ‘This is not a good time for me to be around’

A few years ago, the company that makes Robo-Jones had a hard time recruiting people for its Robo-Harmony robot.In March 2018, the robot maker announced it would be bringing back Robo-Josh, a humanoid robot designed to entertain children in public places.The robot had its own social media account, but it wasn’t a big deal.But in […]

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