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Social Robot for research – Developing interaction with humans

Haru is a big-eyed robot developed by Honda Research Institute that can take the concept of social robotics to the next level. Where the design is aiming to create an emotional and expressive companion for long term human-robot relationships with similarities of human-pet relations. Haru is designed both for telepresence …

School children interacting with Social Robot on Cybersecurity

The University of Delaware is now introducing Zenbo, a social robot that is teaching school children cybersecurity. With a focus on becoming safer digital citizens and how to safeguard information online. Zenbo is about 60 centimetres tall and is using preprogrammed well-known children stories, like Little Red Riding Hood, that …

New business models in the publishing industry

Researchers from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität in Erlangen-Nürnberg have developed ten proposals to provide publishers with inspiration to concepts for new business models. “The key element of publishing 4.0 is the customer-driven approach.” Jörn Fahsel Jörn Fahsel is a doctoral candidate at Institute of Book Studies (E-publishing and Digital Markets) and a member …

Interactive storytelling makes your business develop

To empower your business and boost engagement interactive storytelling with genuine and interest-awakening content can pave the way. As it is interactive and is packaged according to the company’s target group’s preferences. Social media is, of course, a great channel to drive such engaging information and strengthen the brand. Besides …

Bringing life to case studies with Virtual Reality

Education is one thing, and working life put into practice something else, or is it? Many business schools are now experimenting with virtual reality. To make the learning experience more authentic to what is waiting outside the doors of the university. Business theory education thereby is complemented with actual training …