Posted October. 14, 2008 06:46,
The Korea Institute of Science and Technology yesterday features the humanoid robot Maru at its research center in northern Seoul. Korea has become the second nation after Japan to have a humanoid robot that can move its upper body while walking. The think tank also displayed a robot that can watch and follow human movement. Shown here is the household robot Maru-M carrying a cup by imitating a persons movement. The robots unveiled will also be exhibited at the 2008 Robot World at the COEX Center in southern Seoul Thursday through Sunday.