The Shape Of Things To Come

Posted 1 Jul 2001 at 15:28 UTC by steve Share This

Takeo Kanade reminds us, in an article from the Japan Times, not to limit our ideas of robots to mechanical creatures with arms and legs. Robots will be engineered to fit their applications and that means we should expect them to come in all shapes and sizes - he gives the example of a robot that is shaped like a room. Takeo Kanade is the new director of the Digital Human Laboratory at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology in Japan.

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