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Rats Control Human Avatars

A team of engineers has set up a system that lets lab rats control a human-shaped avatar in a virtual environment, while humans control a rat-size robot inside the rat’s cage. The result? A six-foot human and a six-inch rat get to interact with each other remotely, and they get to each get to see either a virtual avatar or a robot that’s close to their own size. <<more>>

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Rats Control Human Avatars

Professor Mandayam Srinivasan

RLE MIT TouchLab