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1. A mechanical device that sometimes resembles a human and is capable of performing a variety of often complex human tasks on command or by being programmed in advance.
2. A machine or device that operates automatically or by remote control.
3. A person who works mechanically without original thought, especially one who responds automatically to the commands of others.
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Puppy-shaped AIBO will move according to the instructions and transmit real-time images taken by a small camera on its head, which functions as its ''eyes,'' to the users' mobile phones.
Sony's AIBO robotic dog stands out in a number of ways among the platforms in figure 1--it is the only legged robot and it offers an array of sensors and computational facilities rich enough to support deliberative, cooperative tasks like soccer.
The new AIBO model also has 19 LEDs and multiple enhanced touch sensors from head to tail for better emotional expression.
The homework assignments include written questions about the underlying concepts and algorithms as well as programming tasks for the students to implement on the AIBO robots.
YAP HAPPY: AIBO robot dog; ONE FOR FUTURE: QRIO won't be cheap
The first AIBO robot was put on the market for 250,000 yen in July 1999.
Live demonstrations and special events including Servo Magazine's "Kit College", RoboNexus "Hack-A-Sapien" Contest, Robby the Robot's Birthday Bash, ROBOMagellan autonomous robot competition, BotBall and RoboHockey competitions, Sony AIBO Wireless Demo, RoboNexus Emerging Technology Theater;
BE the first to own one of only 500 consumer robots, built for the home, to teach, entertain and no doubt take the robot AIBO dog for a walk.
But the newest incarnation of AIBO, unveiled by Sony Corp a few days ago, is designed with more virtual male hormone running through its circuitry than the playful robotic pups that sold out when they first went on the market in 1999.
Sony's AIBO robot dog (pounds 2,500) does everything a real dog does except make a mess on the carpet.