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Robots Not Ready for Homes, But Getting Closer

Robots are not ready to take their place in our homes. But they are getting better at working closely with humans in industrial settings. That was very evident at this year’s International Conference of Robotics and Automation in Hong Kong. In 2000, Japanese engineers stunned the world with their humanoid robot Asimo, which could walk, run and grasp both hard and soft objects. Fourteen years later, robots are still not ready to help out in our homes, but many mechanical and electrical...

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