Thursday, June 7, 2007

I Robot

Japan and South Korea are leading the way in robotic research.The South Korean's plan to have robots watch their kids, take care of the elderly, and do basic household chores by 2020.

Hiroshi Ishiguru of Osaka University in Japan has created a robot named Repliee (shown in picture). Back in 2005 during the World Expo in Japan the robot was able to speak, blink, and appeared to breathe.

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