Snoozy Sloth: Robot-Toy Interaction!

This is a sweet one. Did you ever seen a sloth (Faultier) at the zoo? They are the far most lazy creatures in this universe, moving at very slow rate, having a day full of almost doing nothing and literally "hanging around".

How do you compile this into a robotic toy? Justin Blinder shows us how. This robotic-sloth really clings onto a user, feeling the warmth, and starts sleeping (including simulation of the breath). A heart opening toy, isn't it?

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Tags: toy, interaction, research, breath, animal, air, emotion
May_19:2009 .020200 Comments(0)

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