Robots take the spotlight at Shanghai Technology Fair

  The 4th Shanghai International Technology Fair has just concluded in Shanghai, and robots were one of the fair’s biggest attractions. ICS reporter Wu Ying asked some robot developers how long it might be — before we can start using them in our homes. This female robot named “Jia Jia” was the biggest star at the fair. It was invented by a team from China University of Science and Technology in Anhui Province. With skin made from silica, the robot can blink its eyes, nod and move its hands. More impressively, it can recognize its owner’s voice and make conversation. Some companies at the fair are showing off robots that can help people at home. For example, this robot made by a company in Shenzhen can act like a control…


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