Small Japanese Robot Company Tmsuk Co. introduces littel Home Guard Dragon - Banryu.
When its infrared sensors detect someone approaching, it stands alert and its eyes flashing blue. Banryu is 90 centimeters tall, weighs 35 kilograms and is supposed to be scary. Banryu has 50 built-in sensors and a 360 degree swivel camera on his back.
More details on asahi.com. Seen on Slashdot.
See also ZMPs Nuvo Robot. It seems small robot start-ups are up and coming in Japan to challenge the big boys like Honda or Sony for consumer robots.
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