Elham Saadatian

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In this paper, we present Kissenger (Kiss Messenger), an interactive device that provides a physical interface for transmitting a kiss between two remotely connected people. Each device is paired to another and can sense and transmit the amount of force that a user applies to a pair of lips which is recreated on the other device using motors. Kissenger was(More)
Intimate interactions between remotely located individuals are not well supported by conventional communication tools, mainly due to the lack of physical contact. Also, haptic research has not focused on the use of a kiss as a mode of interaction that maintains intimacy in long distance relationships. In this study, we designed and developed a haptic device(More)
A new approach in telepresence robots via automatic behavior generation is proposed in this paper. The robot behavior is generated using the Smartphone high level sensing, and personality based mood transition. The current telepresence systems require the simultaneous presence of both communication parties. Therefore, due to the time and context differences(More)
In this study we have explored the concept of ``Cultural Robotics" for the evolution of social to cultural Robots for contemporary society. By defining the concept of culture in computing, the potential creation of a culture between humans and robots is explored. Based on the cultural values of the robots creators and learning ability of the robots,(More)