Latest Uncanny Valley Stories
A new study by The University of Manchester found people would prefer to look at robotic hands rather than prosthetic hands.
This week at the Game Developers Conference some of the new video game animations looked a lot less like video games and a lot more real. Activision Blizzard offered a demonstration on Wednesday, which included next-generation rendering of characters that featured skin, facial expressions and eyes that were incredibly detailed and convincing.
Researchers have peered into the "uncanny valley" of the human brain for the first time.
Princeton University researchers have come up with a new twist on the mysterious visual phenomenon experienced by humans known as the "uncanny valley." The scientists have found that monkeys sense it too.
David Hanson has two little Zenos to care for these days. There's his 18-month-old son Zeno, who prattles and smiles as he bounds through his father's cramped office. Then there's the robotic Zeno.
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- In medicine, cauterization.