Cynthia Breazeal: The rise of personal robots

Publication Title
TED Talk
Publication/Creation Date
February 8 2011
Twentieth Century Fox (contributor)
George Lucas (contributor)
Cynthia Breazeal (creator)
Siggy Adalgeirsson (contributor)
Stan Winston Studio (contributor)
David DeSteno (contributor)
Media Type
Video Lecture
Persuasive Intent
Cynthia Breazel gives a TED Talk about the future of social robotics: As a grad student, Cynthia Breazeal wondered why we were using robots on Mars, but not in our living rooms. The key, she realized: training robots to interact with people. Now she dreams up and builds robots that teach, learn — and play. 
HCI Platform
Discursive Type
Location on Body
Hand, Ear, Eye

Related Collections
Humanoid Robots
Date archived
April 9 2014
Last edited
June 28 2018
How to cite this entry
Cynthia Breazeal. (February 8 2011). "Cynthia Breazeal: The rise of personal robots". TED Talk. Fabric of Digital Life.