Kawada HRP-2 Promet Anime Robot Ready To Serve You

Posted: Jan 28 2006, 1:48am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 5:06pm CDT, in News | Other Stuff


Kawada HRP-2 Promet Anime Robot Ready to Serve You
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Japanese Humanoid HRP-2 Promet is apparently currently positioned as domestic helper. Sure, I am all for a 154 cm tall Anime character roam my house and bring me beer.

HRP-2 understands voice commands like "turn on the TV" and “get juice from the fridge” - What?, No beer?

The Japanese National Technology Institute and Kawada Industries study with the HRP-2 how robots can join the human society. Little tip: change his looks to that of the Actroid robot. More details on Kawada HRP-2 site and in this AP story on Yahoo.

In related news, Sony stopped making robots.

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