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.
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A design exhibit from 2006 gives us hints into Samsung’s design process when they were working on the next robot in their line of humanoids.
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.
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.