As a grad student, Cynthia Breazeal wondered why we were using robots on Mars, but not in our living rooms. The key, she realized: training robots to interact with people. Now she dreams up and builds robots that teach, learn — and play. Watch for amazing demo footage of a new interactive game for kids.
At MIT, Cynthia Breazeal and her team are building robots with social intelligence that communicate and learn the same way people do.
(text from ted.com)