Re: Humanoid Robots on the Mass Market

From: Franklin Wayne Poley (
Date: Mon May 22 2000 - 23:07:21 MDT

On Mon, 22 May 2000, Eugene Leitl wrote:

> Technotranscendence writes:
> > I kind of agree, though I think such floor cleaner robots could be built
> > cheaply now. If you just need a vacuum cleaner that can guide itself, one
> Not household-usable ones. The amount of crunch and the code for
> building maps/navigating is very nontrivial.

Which do you see as the bigger technical hurdle: recognition of objects in
the household or locomotion, once they are recognized?

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