06 Jan '15, 4pm

Aldebaran

When Will We Have Robot Servants? Not anytime soon, but personal robots will invade our homes Illustration: MCKIBILLO By 2020: Pepper appears to be the first of a new breed of personal robots designed to be helpers and companions in the home . In the next five years, several others will become available. One of them, set to ship later this year, is Jibo, a chatty, coffee-machine-size robot created by Cynthia Breazeal , a pioneer of social robotics at MIT. Another robot that will likely hit the market before 2020 is a larger, mobile machine developed by Hoaloha Robotics, a Seattle start-up that targets the health-care market . What we believe Pepper, Jibo, and the Hoaloha robot will have in common is that they’ll be interactive, expressive robots that communicate with users through voice and touch screens; in addition to their built-in functionalities, they’ll also run thir...

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