An attendee plays table tennis with Omron's Forpheus at CES International, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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The robot called Forpheus does more than play a mean game of table tennis.Forpheus is among several devices shown at this week's Consumer Electronics Show which highlight how robots can become more humanlike by acquiring "emotional intelligence" and empathy.Although empathy and emotional intelligence do not necessarily require a humanoid form, some robot makers have been working on form as well as function.Robot in human shoes Developing emotional intelligence in robots is a difficult task, melding the use of computer "vision" to interpret objects and people and creating software that can respond accordingly.'Emotion chip' One CES exhibitor offered a promise of going further than the current devices by developing an "emotion chip" which can allow robots to process emotions in a manner similar to humans.It could be used to power a humanoid robot, or other devices.
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