Robots

Novel Robot Speaks and Acts Out Ancient Texts

Posted 1 Aug 2008 at 15:46 UTC by Rog-a-matic Share This

Robot designers at Kyoto University's Robo-Garage have developed a robot specifically for reading ancient Japanese Novels. While producing audio for your listening pleasure, the one-foot tall Murasaki-bot makes automated gestures to enhance the impact of timeless stories. While only a Japanese-speaking prototype at this point, the English-speaking world is anxiously awaiting a model to deliver Harry Potter and other not-so-ancient texts.

See more of the latest robot news!

Recent blogs

31 Oct 2014 mwaibel (Master)
14 Oct 2014 shimniok (Journeyer)
5 Aug 2014 svo (Master)
20 Jul 2014 Flanneltron (Journeyer)
3 Jul 2014 jmhenry (Journeyer)
3 Jul 2014 steve (Master)
2 Jul 2014 Petar.Kormushev (Master)
10 Jun 2014 robotvibes (Master)
10 May 2014 evilrobots (Observer)
2 Mar 2014 wedesoft (Master)
X
Share this page