CIN: Mitsubishi's Latest Creation: A Linux-Powered Robot
Apr 29, 2003, 12:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dan Orzech)
"Mitsubishi's new Linux-based robot walks, talks, and goes
online. For a mere $14,250, you can take it home with you.
"Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. has turned out a
three-foot high robot which can recognize faces and carry on a
conversation with humans.
"Called 'Wakamaru,' the robot is designed as a helper for
elderly people, the disabled or others living independently. It can
reportedly recognize 10,000 words and adapt to the personality of