Bret Greenstein, IBM Global Vice President of Watson Internet of Things Offerings, holds a clone of the artificial intelligence bot named CIMON in June 2018. Photo: Reuters Bret Greenstein, IBM Global Vice President of Watson Internet of Things Offerings, holds a clone of the artificial intelligence bot named CIMON in June 2018. Photo: Reuters
Bret Greenstein, IBM Global Vice President of Watson Internet of Things Offerings, holds a clone of the artificial intelligence bot named CIMON in June 2018. Photo: Reuters

Emotion-sensing robot heads to International Space Station to help with astronauts' mental health

  • CIMON 2, an intelligent robot equipped with emotion-sensing voice detectors, was launched on Thursday aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket
  • The spherical droid can recognise emotions, socialise with crew members and help mitigate group think

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Bret Greenstein, IBM Global Vice President of Watson Internet of Things Offerings, holds a clone of the artificial intelligence bot named CIMON in June 2018. Photo: Reuters Bret Greenstein, IBM Global Vice President of Watson Internet of Things Offerings, holds a clone of the artificial intelligence bot named CIMON in June 2018. Photo: Reuters
Bret Greenstein, IBM Global Vice President of Watson Internet of Things Offerings, holds a clone of the artificial intelligence bot named CIMON in June 2018. Photo: Reuters
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