Utilizes AI (neural net, genetic, pattern match) to create a home companion that can listen and talk, responds to all human speech and can carry on a conversation. Can also control household devices through I/r, X-10, hardwired, RF and ultrasonic interfaces. Primary purpose is to oversee a home for a physically disabled gentleman. AI upgrades to include ability to browse internet with voice commanding only. Main system is in use now for over 4 years but many enhancements are still being made. As of June 1005 Johnny is finally a reality (at least it moves when asked to).
Description: Whole house management project, includes a robot (johnny)