World's First Robot Receptionist

Posted: Feb 18 2004, 10:42pm EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 9:54am CDT, in Shopping | Shopping Tips


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World's First Robot Receptionist
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Carnegie Mellon University unveiled what it considers to be the world's first robot receptionist with a personality of her own. The blond receptionist, named "Valerie," dons a headset and interacts with people by talking about her boss, her psychiatrist and her dream of being a lounge star. The school-funded project is the result of a 2 1/2-year collaboration between Carnegie Mellon's computer science and drama departments with a goal of creating a socially skilled robot that engages people.
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