Demonstration of a Robo- Barista for In the Wild Interactions

Mei Yii Lim, Jose David Aguas Lopes, David A. Robb, Bruce W. Wilson, Meriam Moujahid, Helen Hastie

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Abstract

We present a demonstration of a Robo-Barista: a social robot that takes hot beverage orders through verbal interaction and completes them via a Bluetooth enabled coffee machine. The demonstration is highly robust and it is the intention that this could be installed as a permanent feature, enabling 'In the Wild' experimentation and long term studies. In the demonstration video, we show a user interacting with a Furhat robot to order a coffee. The robot has a novel architecture that allows it to exhibit both verbal and non-verbal cues, such as shared attention and chitchat. Furthermore, it is enabled with a unique tiredness detector based on visual facial features.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication17th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI)
PublisherIEEE
Pages1200-1201
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781538685549
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 29 Sep 2022
Event17th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction 2022 - Online, Sapporo, Japan
Duration: 7 Mar 202210 Mar 2022
https://humanrobotinteraction.org/2022/

Conference

Conference17th Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction 2022
Abbreviated titleHRI 2022
Country/TerritoryJapan
CitySapporo
Period7/03/2210/03/22
Internet address

Keywords

  • Human-robot interaction
  • in the wild experiment
  • robot barista
  • tiredness detector
  • trust

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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