21 Feb '12, 12pm

Japon : un robot pour retrouver vos objets #innovation #japan

Japon : un robot pour retrouver vos objets #innovation #japan

Humanoid Robot Guides User to Location of Requested Object Feb 21, 2012 20:51 Masaru Yoshida, Nikkei Monozukuri The "EMIEW2" equipped with "object recognition" and "object search" functions Hitachi Ltd announced that it has added "object recognition" and "object search" functions to its "EMIEW2" humanoid robot. The object recognition function uses a database based on Web information to look for images similar to an object shown by the user with a high-speed similar image search function. Also, it analyzes texts accompanying the images to deduce the name of the object and link the object's name and image. With the object search function, the robot can search for an object in a building when requested by the user. It compares the image of an object mentioned by the user (the image and the object are linked by using the object recognition function) with images stored in a dat...

Full article: http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20120221/205...

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