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Friday, February 15, 2008

SmartPal-V Home Robot Helps With The Housework

The SmartPal V created by Yasukawa Electric Corporation, was designed completely to be a home service robot. The SmartPal V helps people in their homes with housework.

The SmartPal V knows how to sort laundry by color and type, and then this robot hangs it up. Using voice recognition and 4 CCD cameras, it can recognize and respond to individuals, or just wander around and keep things cleaned up on its own. The SmartPal V robot has 21 joints including a bendable waist allow it to pick things up off the floor, and it can run until its rechargeable battery runs out (Almost 3 Hours).