Painting Bot Follows Your Eyes To Create Art, Imperial College London Study

It’s no Picasso, but it’s a start. A robotic arm that can be controlled with your eyes has just painted its first picture: a simple image of a house, grass and the sun.

Developed by Aldo Faisal of Imperial College London and his team, the system takes a different approach to that used for other robot artists, which are simply programmed to draw. Instead of operating on its own, their bot extends the human body by providing it with a third, artificial arm. “It’s the first step to human augmentation with additional limbs,” says Faisal.

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