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The move will help boost the size of the country's robot industry from its current value of 2 trillion won to 25 trillion won in 2022, it said. The government also seeks to set up a separate plan for the development of what it called "intelligent robots" before the end of next year.
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Technology giant Samsung has focused on consumer robotics technology in recent years and co-developed humanoid robots with (KIST) since 2004. At IROS 2012 researchers from Samsung Advanced Technology Institute (SAIT) presented a new bipedal humanoid named Roboray, with torque-controlled bipeds, which improves balance, push recovery, and ability to walk on uneven terrain. Check the demo video below.