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The HAL 9000 meets his female counterpart... the Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat with Voice Control

Honeywell adds voice control tech to its smart thermostat.

Dec. 4, 2013

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Movie-accurate HAL 9000 bosses you around the house

Bring one of the most famous space personalities into your home with a life-size HAL 9000 replica based on the movie's original blueprints.

By Jan. 16, 2013

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Voice-controlled home assistant is like a nicer HAL 9000

The Ivee Sleek voice activation assistant, freshly launched at CES, accepts spoken natural language commands to control your home and Internet devices.

By Jan. 9, 2013

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HAL robot suit modified to take on nuclear plants

Still grappling with the Fukushima nuclear crisis, Japan is belatedly developing a robotic exoskeleton for first responders.

By Oct. 19, 2012

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French Digital Kitchen: HAL 9000 meets Jacques Pepin

Smart kitchen uses a computer and sensors embedded in ingredients and utensils to teach you cooking skills and French at the same time. Better start softening the butter.

By Oct. 26, 2011

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HAL-5: The exoskeleton robot 'to suit you'

Just two days before the largest earthquake in Japan's recorded history, Cyberdyne showed off its new Hal-5 suit at the inaugural International Forum on Cybernics 2011 in Tokyo.

By Mar. 15, 2011

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HAL-like computer tower rules Monopoly Live

Like the Eye of Sauron, the all-seeing tower in Monopoly Live knows everything. Don't even think of cheating, because you can't.

By Feb. 19, 2011

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'Jeopardy' III: Watson HALs his way with the humans

In the final round of "Jeopardy", Watson tries to pretend he was human, but he just couldn't make enough mistakes. He came out the winner. While humanity just sat and stared.

By Feb. 16, 2011

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HAL 9000 meets Weight Watchers

The weight maintenance sociable robot project at the always fascinating MIT Media Lab has one goal: to help you shed pounds. The talking, face-tracking, eye-contact-making weight-loss coach is designed for in-home use.

By Aug. 14, 2007