Sunday, March 07, 2010
Robots at the 2010 World Expo
Robots will be one high-tech attraction at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai. They will support and amuse visitors by serving a cup of coffee, play music and perform kungfu. Shanghai Yingsi Software Technical Co. Ltd. has developed various kinds of robots that will demonstrate state-of-the-art Chinese robotics.
The Institute of Robotics at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University will demonstrate intelligent wheelchairs that will allow people to use speech, sign language and even brainwaves to command the robots, Also a virtual robot called Dr. Haibao will be accessible via computer or phone, offering pavilion programs, the weather, and location information for lost visitors.