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POPO the Robot Fish

Feb 14 2007, 4:00am CST | by

POPO the Robot Fish
 
 

Taiwanese Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has a aqua robot research project. They work on a fish with AI called POPO.

See the photo first on Digi Times I really did not recognize a fish. It is a white thingy.
The Taiwanese robot researches want to create new life forms in their project.
"New Life Forms", that reminds me immediately on Ugobe with their little Pleo Dinosaur robot. At least their new life form looks like a dinosaur.

The current POPO robot fish can swim around and avoid obstacles in the water.
Digitimes has a lengthy interview with the lead researcher on the aqua project.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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