Mind-reading robot works with a volunteer in a product assembly experiment. Photo: Dong Yuanfa, Intelligent Manufacturing Innovation Technology Centre, China Three Gorges University
Mind-reading robot works with a volunteer in a product assembly experiment. Photo: Dong Yuanfa, Intelligent Manufacturing Innovation Technology Centre, China Three Gorges University

Chinese scientists build factory robot that can read minds on the assembly line

  • Trained robot monitored co-worker’s brain and muscle signals to predict needs, China Three Gorges University team says in domestic peer-reviewed paper
  • China is in dire need of more powerful robotic technology to address its problems of a shrinking workforce and rising labour costs

Topic |   China science
Mind-reading robot works with a volunteer in a product assembly experiment. Photo: Dong Yuanfa, Intelligent Manufacturing Innovation Technology Centre, China Three Gorges University
Mind-reading robot works with a volunteer in a product assembly experiment. Photo: Dong Yuanfa, Intelligent Manufacturing Innovation Technology Centre, China Three Gorges University
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