KIST Creates Mahru and Ahra
The Korean Institute Science and Technology (KIST) has developed Mahru and Ahra that, unlike ASIMO, who runs on network-based intelligence, work on network infrastructures with motion capture systems. Mahru understands voices and commands and can carry them out. As you can see from the video, he is quite supple and deserves the title of humanoid. The robot can also emit 2 aromas depending on his "mood." We wonder, when Mahru gets fully developed in the next 10 years, what that odor would be when he is really teed off.
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Posted by Sheila Franklin at October 23, 2008 9:03 AM