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robovie

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Robovie R3 robot wants to hold your hand

New humanoid robot is designed to help the elderly and disabled with everyday tasks. Cheaper than earlier versions, it still costs as much as a sports car.

By Apr. 21, 2010

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Hobby robot Robovie packs PC power

Japanese robot maker Vstone has announced a premium humanoid hobby robot that runs on its own PC, enabling easier programming and better functions.

By Oct. 6, 2009

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Robovie: Intel Atom-powered PC, also a robot

Meet Robovie. A robot with a webcam for a face, an Intel Atom CPU for a heart, and in addition to being able to walk, he can run Windows 7 and connect you to the Internet

4 Images Oct. 6, 2009

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Robo-runners complete marathon in photo finish

Team Vstone's Hobby bot Robovie-PC is the fastest robot marathon runner in the land, completing the race in 54 hours, 57 minutes, and 50 seconds.

By Feb. 28, 2011

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Japanese robot helps out with grocery shopping

A prototype robot called Robovie II is deployed to a supermarket in Kyoto to help seniors with their groceries. The machine can make food recommendations.

By Dec. 18, 2009

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Biped-robot marathon kicks off in Osaka

In what organizers are calling the world's first bipedal-robot marathon, foot-high humanoids compete in endurance test to run a full 26-mile marathon.

By Feb. 24, 2011

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Romeo the robot ready to love you

Aldebaran Robotics is getting set to debut a functional prototype of Romeo, a bot for the elderly and disabled that helps with daily tasks, but does not recite Shakespearean sonnets.

By Dec. 23, 2010

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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 Oct. 8, 2007