The robot has a charming humanoid upper body mounted to a wheeled mobile base, and gave a quiz in English to attendees, who probably wondered when the Japanese speech synthesis would be implemented. SCHEMA’s true conversational capabilities are therefore a bit of a mystery, but Kobayashi Lab has been involved in this technology for at least the past decade so it’s probably safe to be optimistic. A video and a photo follow after the break.
[source: Impress Robot Watch (JP)]
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