NEC robot can translate Japanese to English

By Julio Franco
Jan 7, 2004
  1. The robot, called PaPeRo – short for Partner Type Personal Robot – can also listen and see, NEC claims, and is intended to act as a "personal partner" for families.

    It uses memory and compact translation software, and is programmed with 50,000 Japanese and 25,000 English words, allowing for what NEC suggests will be two way communication.

    Read more: The Inquirer.
  2. ak_in_charge

    ak_in_charge TS Rookie Posts: 119

    Won't be long now before the robots take over the world :eek:
  3. Federelli

    Federelli TS Rookie Posts: 361

    You really think so? Nah...
    25.000 english words is nothing... yet
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