Sony's dancing humanoid robot learns how to jog
By Yuri Kageyama / AP Business Writer
TOKYO -- Sony Corp.’s walking robot already knows a few hip dance steps and can kick a miniature soccer ball. Now, it can jog -- a new trick that developers say is ingenious because it requires the machine to jump off the ground, even for a fraction of a second.
The new skills of the humanoid, developed by the Japanese electronics and entertainment giant’s robot unit that makes the dog-like Aibo, were demonstrated to reporters at a Tokyo hall Thursday. click for more