On May 23, 2008 robodog Aibo met baby dinosaur Pleo for the first time. The Japanese-American Robotics Meeting took place at Infonaut Robot Lab conducted by Wolfgang Heller, who is experimenting with intelligent machines to find out what works today, peoples reactions and future demands.
Thursday, May 08, 2008
Roboworld is made possible in part by $1 million leadership gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Bozzone and from The Grable Foundation. More than $2.5 million has been raised toward the construction of roboworld, with approximately $1 million still needed to complete the exhibition.
South Korea: Robot Parks US$1.6 billion public investment
In The South Korean government has plans to build two US$1.6 billion Robot Parks close to the capital Seoul by 2013. The parks will be attached to the port of Incheon and another at Masan, and will showcase “an array of robotic marvels allowing visitors to interact with tomorrow’s machines.” It will also showcase the government’s “Robot Ethics Code”, aimed at “preventing robot abuse by humans”.