LIREC Project

LIving with Robots and intEractive Companions

the digital multi-touch Risk board game featuring EMYS. © Tiago Ribeiro

The LIREC project was a five-year EU-FP7 project that aimed at creating robotic companions that could establish long-term relationships with humans with various applications such as entertainment, domestic or office environments. I created the animation system used on the EMYS robot, which allowed to overlay and blend my animations, designed in 3dsmax, with posture overlays and head-tracking autonomously.

Tiago "Dr. Nutty" Ribeiro
Tiago "Dr. Nutty" Ribeiro
Animation Scientist

Eclectic scientist and engineer striving to breathe the Illusion of Life into autonomous characters

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