NEC Shrinks PaPeRo Robot - Meet PaPeRo-mini

Posted: May 8 2007, 5:00am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 1:45am CDT, in News | Other Stuff


NEC shrinks PaPeRo Robot - meet PaPeRo-mini
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NEC developed a smaller version of their PaPeRo robot dubbed PaPeRo-mini.

NEC introduced the conversational robot PaPeRo back in 2004. The new smaller version features also speech recognition and speech synthesis as the large PaPeRo.

PaPeRo measures 385x248x245mm. The new PaPeRo-mini has measurements of 250×170x179mm.

NEC's aim with the PaPeRo-mini was to miniaturize the conversation module. PaPeRo is still a research project and not yet ready for commercial release.
NEC will introduce the PaPeRo-mini at the robotics ROBOMEC 2007 conference in Japan (May 10th to the 12th).
PaPero-mini press-release (Japanese). Via Impress (Japanese).

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