FACE, Humanoid Robot That Can Perform Diverse Human Facial Expressions Similar to the Original
Nicole robot developed by Lazzeri and his team is equipped with approximately 32 motors around the skull and chest allowing muscles to perform activities such as native human muscle.
To be able to create as many facial expressions with only 32 motor, Lazzeri making program called HEFES (Hybrid Synthesis Engine for Facial Expressions, which is a program that serves to control the motor is in the FACE.
HEFES Facial Action Coding refers to the System that register how certain emotions will be achieved in muscle movement. HEFES allows the operator to choose FACE expression for the classification of simple basic emotions such as fear, anger, disgust, surprise, happy and even sad expression.