The Korean Institute of Science and Technology’s Center for Intelligent Robotics (KIST, CIR) have uploaded some new videos demonstrating their penguin-like partner robot SIL-BOT. The robot is being used in early childhood education, and has been modified in some cases for use as a telepresence robot for English teachers. It was originally designed to help [...]
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Robots at R&D Exhibition 2010, held at COEX in Seoul South Korea.
Kids seem to like their robotic substitutes in South Korea, where a trial is being conducted to test the efficacy of the replacement English teachers.
Robots teaching English in South Korean classrooms don’t appear to be doing a very good job.
KIST’s Center for Intelligent Robotics has developed a penguin-like robot called Sil-bot, which is designed to help the elderly maintain an active mind and body.