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Valerie, the domestic android has an impressive specification chart and will be available in prototype form by December 2004.
Banryu struts his stuff at <br>
the Virgin Megastore in Tokyo.
Fujitsu's MARON-1 Home Robot acts in several capacities - as a security guard and as a home helper which can be controlled by a mobile phone.
and other machines will <br>
replace humans in many<br>
roles which were once <br>
thought of as solely the <br>
domain of humans.
One of Toyota's partner robots
Kokoro Dreams has developed<br>
an actroid with realistic (to a point)<br>
NEC's Papero may look like a toy, but there's some industrial strength travel interpreter software inside that cute little body.
Korean start-up Mostitech have a home security robot which is expected to sell for around 10$ of the price of the similarly featured robots on the Japanese domestic market.
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