Meet Nikola the Android boy: a robot head that can show 6 facial expressions. It can express happiness, sadness, fear, anger, surprise, and disgust. It has 29 pneumatic actuators to control its artificial muscles. It also has 6 actuators to control head and eyeball movements.
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Nikola the android boy expressing 6 emotions
The above video shows Nikola in action. As the researchers explain, this robot doesn’t have a body yet. The goal is to build an android that can assist people who live alone.
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