March 11, 2016

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Robots are taking part in peoples life more and more often. Learn how a robot can help you and see the humanoids recently shown at Robotics Exhibitions all over the world:

CAN I SEE YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE, PLEASE?

Two human-like robots help control the traffic. They have four cameras that allow them to record traffic flow. The information is transmitted to a center where traffic infractions can be analyzed.  

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LET ME READ THE NEWSPAPER FOR YOU

 The world’s first news-reading android is a female – her name is “Otonaroid” . She looks like a real person, has a fantastic ability to speak her language and a great sense of humor. 

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SAY ‘AMEM’, GIRLS!

Can a robot pray? Well, Veldan can. He performs morning prayer at Alborz elementary school.  Veldan shows to children how to pray and encourages young children to say their daily prayers . Veldan’s creator built the robot at home with basic tools and gave it the designation “Veldan”, (…) meaning: “Youth of Heaven”.

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COME ON BABY, LETS GO SHOPPING

If you need some help to go shopping, this robot can be your best friend. He carries things for you, waits patiently while you choose the best lettuce and even talks to you so that you don’t forget to buy anything. So how about letting your husband (or your wife) stay home –  and taking a robot to the supermarket with you?

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This post is a bricolage, that is, a mix of the texts published at: http://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2014/11/robots-at-work-and-play/100856/  and  http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/20/us-japan-robot-store-idUSKBN0NB1OZ20150420#Wl1IqclwHOpOmtPx.97 . Access the original pages to read more about Robots at Work to expand your Robot culture .You will also learn more about Traditions and Progress at book Pathways 4 pg 104.

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• http://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2014/11/robots-at-work-and-play/100856/

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