PaPeRo Mini only measures 179 x 170 x 250 milimeters (9.84 inches high) and
weighs 5.5 pounds, but he's smarter than PaPeRo. His new smartypants
module uses a ARM 9192 CPU and a DSP processor to provide speech
recognition, speech synthesis, control of the surrounding area and face
It's good to see the Japanese increasing the efficiency of their bots but, quite frankly, I'll stick with Kondo. He may look more menacing, but at least he's stupid and talks like the Hulk rather than some snooty British butler.
Article Link (Gizmodo)
Tuesday, May 8, 2007
NEC PaPeRo Mini