New robot technology that is not originated from Japan, Nao – the emotional robot, has been designed and made by a team from various European countries including France, Denmark, etc that was lead by University of Hertfordshire, UK.

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Nao robot has the capability to interact with human emotions and would show feelings and emotions that resemble a one year old toddler. You could express emotions of sadness, fear, pride and joy using his physical movements, gestures and postures rather than a facial or verbal expression.

Nao the emotional robot is equipped with various cameras, sensors, speech recognition systems, etc. More over, user could program Nao with a different kind of personalities. No details on technical specifications and pricing yet.

[ Source: TechChee ; GeekWithLaptop ; University of Hertfordshire ]