Electronic Design

Pondering: Androids At Home

This issue's question comes from Hiroshi Ishiguro, an android science professor in the Department of Adaptive Machine Systems at Osaka University: How do people in the United States feel about having in their own home a very lifelike android that can assist the elderly and help with household chores? For details, see "Will Androids Become A Part Of Our Everyday Lives? Japanese Scientists Are Betting On It" at www.electronicdesign.com, ED Online 12963, and "Attack of the Humanoid Robots" at ED Online 12830. E-mail your responses to [email protected]

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