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New duties for robots

Researchers try out a new day care aide. Other machines are taking on more hazardous tasks.

Researchers try out a new day care aide. Other machines are taking on more hazardous tasks.

Enlisting robots for day care

University's experimental robot is capable of tracking heads, identifying faces and interpreting basic expressions.
June 23, 2005

Robot guards for shops and offices

Japanese security firm develops a robot that uses sensors and a camera to detect trouble in shops and offices.
June 23, 2005

photo The Guardrobo D1, from Sohgo Security Services, is designed to patrol office buildings. It can even put out fires.
June 23, 2005

Gun-toting robot still in training

Robots that shoot are coming, but more testing needs to be done before they can roll onto the battlefield.
June 22, 2005

photos The gun-equipped Talon is built to climb stairs, navigate virtually any terrain and operate in extreme weather conditions.
June 22, 2005