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LinuxDevices: Linux-Powered Humanoid Robot On Sale Friday

Sep 20, 2005, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"A run of 100 Linux-powered humanoid robots goes on sale in Japan Friday, priced at 1.5M Yen (about $14,000), not including 10,000 Yen (~$90) monthly service fees. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries conceived of Wakamuru as a pleasant companion offering a range of electronic-age valet services, it says.

"Mitsubishi first announced Wakamaru in March of 2003, adding details the following month..."

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