Human-robot Interaction

  • Vanderbilt University

    Robot-guided video game prompts peer interaction among older adults

    Two residents of Elmcroft Senior Living sat side-by-side facing a large screen, raising their hands in tandem as watch-style devices on their wrists controlled the avatars in front of them. Every so often, a squat little robot off to the side would remind them the object of the game: Get… Read More

    Mar. 18, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt engineering grad student wins NASA fellowship

    Vanderbilt graduate student Electa Baker is one 65 individuals that NASA has selected for its 2013 class of Space Technology Research Fellows.   Electa Baker (John Russell / Vanderbilt) The fellowship will enable Baker to create new visualization methods that allow robot operators to assess the large… Read More

    Aug. 5, 2013