There is a big challenge facing developers in robotics: emotion. There have been great developments in the expressions of robots to make them appear more like humans on the surface. Their facial movements and hand gestures are now more refined than ever.
They are now able to seem as though they are giving the right response, as they were instinctual. It can frown, smile, smirk and do whatever else seems to be appropriate to the situation. They can read the faces of those around them and determine a response. This is what makes them human-like robots, but they are not yet human.
For Now, This Is All Just A Mechanical Reaction To A Stimulus Rather Than Real Emotion
This is where robotics is separate from human expression. It is why human-like robots can only come so close to the real thing. The barrier in-between is the ability to … Read the rest