Swiss scientists are preparing to unveil a humanoid robot which they say represents a future in which automotons co-exist naturally with people. Called "Roboy", the robot has been designed to function much like a person, for use as a helper in the factory or the home.
Reuters - Light News Video Online (Nov. 24, 2015) A humanoid robot that can gauge mood is the hightlight of the World Robot Exhibition in Beijing. Sharon Reich reports.
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AFP (Oct. 22, 2013) Robot researchers in Japan present their latest inventions, including one humanoid proving what entertainers from Elvis Presley to Miley Cyrus knew all along: the secret is in the ... watch video
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AP (Dec. 19, 2013) The first humanoid robot in space has performed its first mission at the International Space Station - holding a series of conversations with a Japanese astronaut and keeping him company. (Dec. ... watch video
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