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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 its owner..."

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