Thursday, May 26, 2005

Engadget Visits the Intelligent Robotics Research Center at the Korean Institute of Science and Technology

A correspondent for Engadget visited the Korean Intelligent Robots Research Center and received a tour around the lab. Interesting notes:

"Each brain actually consists of four to five computer stations connected to a server, one each for voice/speech recognition, face recognition, object recognition, motion and movement, and general AI features such as speech."

The robots should have deductive reasoning by the end of the year.

Dr. Beomjae Yoo, Director of the center, expects " non-humanoid household bots in to be widespread within three years, but that humanoid bots will most likely take a decade or more before they’re ready for primetime."