What are Humanoid Robots
• A Humanoid Robot is a robot with its body shape built to resemble the
• In general, Humanoid robots have a torso, a head, two arms and two legs.
• Some Humanoid robots also have heads designed t0 replicate human facial
features such as eyes and mouths
Purpose of Humanoid
• Humanoid Robots are created for entertainment purposes.
• Humanoid Robots are now used as research tools in several scientific areas.
• Some are created to carryout specific tasks such as the tasks of a PA using
AI,helping out an elderly homes and so on.
• Humanoid Robots,especially those with artificial intelligence
algorithms,could be useful for future dangerous and distant space
• Introduced byTOYOTA in 2017, theT-HR3 is a
humanoid robot that mimics the movement of its
• Updated forTOKYO OLYMPICS, theT-HR3 has
improved controls and can walk more naturally.
• These humanoid will be able to perform surgeries
while their operations,human doctors will be
controlling them from another part of the world.
• Hanson Robotics most advanced human
like robot, SOPHIA personifies our dreams
for the futureAI.
• The character of Sophia captures the
imagination of global audiences.She is the
world’s first robot citizen and the first robot
innovation Ambassador for the United
Nations Development Program.
• Sophia is now a household name,with
appearances on theTonight Show and
Good Morning Britain,in addition to
speaking to hundreds of conferences
around the world.
• Rashmi is the world’s first Hindi speaking
and India’s first realistic lip syncing
humanoid robot which can speak four
languages- ENGLISH, HINDI, BHOJPURI
• Developed by RANJIT SHRINIVASTAVA, a
38year old programmer from
Ranchi,India.Rashmi uses linguistic
interpretation system, artificial intelligence
and visual data to interact with people.
• The robot has many features besides the lip
• Rashmi gives facial, lips, eyes and eyebrow
expressions.She can move her neck.
• PARO is an advanced interactive robot
developed by AIST, a leading Japanese
industrial automation pioneer.
• PARO is the 8th generation of a design that has
been in use in Japan and throughout Europe
• Just like animals used in pet therapy, Paro can
help relieve depression and anxiety- but it
never needs to be fed and doesn’t die.
• Paro also imitates the voice of a real baby harp
• By interaction with people,Paro responds as if
it is alive,moving its head and legs, making
sounds, and showing its preferred behaviour.