Teddy Phidget is a robotic Teddy Bear. Teddy Phidget responds to being pet in his chest by playing a random monkey sound out of the computer. He can also move his legs and head according to user control. Teddy Phidget was inspired by the Teddy character from the AI movie.
At its heart is a 3 servo motors. 2 Controlling the legs and 1 controlling head movement. There is also a light sensor in his chest to detect when he is being pet. For further information please see my informational music video below.
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Anand Agarawala created this for his short assignment as part a senior-level human computer interaction class at the University of Calgary.
Created in November, 2002
Next exhibit: Phidget Gallery