A humanoid robot developed at MIT that attempts to respond to human social clues and body language. To do this, Kismet perceives a variety of natural social cues from visual and auditory channels, and delivers social signals to the human caregiver through gaze direction, facial expression, body posture, and vocal babbles.

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