July 14, 2005

Anthropomorphizing Nuvo

by Andrew Stern · , 1:33 pm

More frolicking with robots — here’s an amusing NYTimes article on living with a 15-inch-tall walking, seeing, listening robot named Nuvo. It’s a new $6000 product recently released from a Japanese company named ZMP. From the article, “I came to understand that for all their purported helpfulness, home robots are largely about companionship.”