Have you ever fantasized about a robot that will clean your house and bring you a beer? Well robotics expert Elad Inbar wants to make this service available through robot apps.
He has created the Robot App Store where developers can sell apps that they have programed for popular household robots to do different things. For example, if you have a Karotz (a robotic rabbit), you can download an app to turn it into a radio, and another app to make it speak animal sounds.
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Robots are becoming more and more sophisticated, and now can mimic the movements of animals. Researchers and developers at MIT have developed a robot that acts like a cheetah. Not only does it look somewhat like a cheetah and run li...