Kismet

An expressive robotic creature.
Date of creation
What

Recognize and simulate emotions.

Why/Purpose

Recognizes human body language and voice inflection and responds appropriately.

What he can do

Vocalizations, facial expressions and motor capabilities to adjust the gaze direction of the eyes and the orientation of the head.

Name from

From a Turkish word meaning "fate" or "luck".

Kismet
Note

Photo taken from http://www.ai.mit.edu/projects/sociable/baby-bits.html