First Wakamaru Production Hits Homes

Posted 27 Dec 2005 at 19:14 UTC by Rog-a-matic Share This

A batch of 100 Wakamaru robots by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has finally been shipped to its first customers in Japan. The 1m tall, bright-yellow robot sports an impressive array of features including face and voice recognition, IR and ultrasonic obstacle avoidance, and of course a wireless broadband connection. Yep, there's Linux in there too.

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