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Pint-sized PaPeRo Petit robot wants to keep watch over you

The latest iteration of NEC's partner droid could use third-party apps to help keep an eye over your home or distant relatives.

By November 12, 2013


Cute Qbot aims to be Model T of robots

Qbot is a prototype home robot that can interact with its user and avoid obstacles. Developer Francisco Paz says it will be an open-source machine that will be cheap enough to garner many users.

By May 25, 2010


NEC's robot cashier not much help with bagging

NEC's partner robot PaPeRo has been put to work as a cashier. Combined with NEC's Twinpos self-checkout system, the robot can look cute while taking your cash.

By April 4, 2010


Citizen's robot army

Well, more like soccer players. Still, the Eco-drive bots move "as long as there is light or until breaking," the watch maker says.

By October 8, 2007


New Samsung phone joins the blogwagon

Another handset allows direct and easy posting of videos and photos directly from the phone.

By July 12, 2007


Robot bloggers on way--Crave frets

How secure are our jobs?

By March 5, 2007


Matsushita eyes household robots again

These prototype robots won't roll their eyes or dance, but if you fall, they could help you get up. Photo: Robotic jacket has power up its sleeve

By October 4, 2006


NEC unveils Net robot

NEC has unveiled a robot that can access the Internet, relay messages, walk, talk and even dance. Designed for the home, the robot performs a range of electronic tasks such as retrieving e-mail from the Internet and relaying it when someone comes home. PaPeRo--short for Partner-type Personal Robot--comes with a video screen which can provide a stream of visual data, enabling it to send video messages. It can also recognize the person for whom the message is intended. The robot can detect voices via four microphones and can respond to a range of instructions such as, "Get my e-mail". It can access the Internet and relay e-mail messages through its ability to recognize more than 650 phrases. Still in development in Japan, NEC expects PaPeRo to be released by the end of the year. Ten robots will be available initially. Staff writer Megan McAuliffe reported from Australia.

By March 23, 2001