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Aldebaran Robotics acquires Siri-like front-end for their NAO robot

November 23, 2011

Aldebaran Robotics, the venture-funded Paris-based developer of the NAO robot, has acquired the assets of the recently defunct Mindscape, a French gaming software company. NOTE: there are now 2,000 NAO robots in and around academia and a lower-cost commercial version is on the way.
Karotz, a Siri-like internet-connected device which Mindscape acquired when Karotz’s parent Violet had financial problems, will now be operated and funded by Aldebaran and also merged into the NAO robot platform – think Siri on a NAO robot. Siri, on all new Apple iPhone 4’s, is a speech recognition, internet-connected method of easy communication.

Frank Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, and is also a panel member for Robohub's Robotics by Invitation series... read more


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