News tagged with avatars

Intel brings out the avatar in you with new app

Intel on Thursday announced Pocket Avatars, a messaging app that will allow you to send messages through video avatars. The app is available for free download in Google Play and App store in the United States and Canada. ...

dateJun 20, 2014 in Software weblog
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New avatars capable of laughing

Today's computer-based avatars lack one of our most deeply rooted human characteristics: laughter. Computer scientists have now teamed up with psychologists to give avatars the ability to laugh.

dateApr 04, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Older adults don't speak 'robot,' study finds

( —In order to effectively program robots that ultimately could be used to aid seniors, researchers at the University of Notre Dame and University of Missouri studied the type of language older adults used when ...

dateJul 16, 2013 in Robotics
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