Robotics

Character Animations

1. What task does the robot perform? What human function or task does this robot simulate? They perform the same tasks that humans do because they manipulate humans.

2. Where is the robot used? What is its work envelope (how many degrees of freedom or flexible joints does it have)? They are used in video games, television shows, computer games, and movies. Its work envelope is called a nutshell.

3. Is the robotic end effector multi-functional? If so, what other tasks can it perform? No, it’s end effector is not multi-functional. They can also perform the tasks of animals.

4. How is the robot taught to perform its task? They are programmed not taught to do anything.

5. What sensors does the robot have and how does the robot use these sensors? They use actuator and sometimes kinetic sensors.

6. Name some advantages and disadvantages of using a robot to complete this task. The advantages are they are used for cartoons, games, and movies. The disadvantages are they can be addictive sometimes.

7. Describe the impact that this robot has had or could have on its intended audience. It could make a good or a bad influence on the audience.

8. What type of jobs/careers can this robot create to provide employment for people? It can provide an avatar creation job, graphic designer, and a video game maker.

9. Predict and explain how this robot may be altered to perform more or different tasks in the future. They could be made in real life as regular robots and do anything.

By: Katrina Blakney  & Kendiyha Rice

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