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Docent Gets A Name, KIST Works On Robot Wrists

South Korea’s museum guide robot known simply as Docent (photo at right) has been given a new name after a contest.  More than 200 children entered the contest, and after some deliberation the name “Muki” (an amalgamation of Museum and Kid) won out.  Muki is scheduled to give tours every morning and afternoon and has […]

Humans & Robots… Dreams of Communication

A cute photo of kids interacting with KIST’s Mahru-Z humanoid robot.

“Let me get that for you, sir.”

Two of KIST’s humanoid robots delivered food to their master, and in another demonstration copied the full-body movements of a man in a special motion-capture suit.