A walking robot to order for Christmas?

Nuvo, the walking robot of Japanese ZMP, will be offered for Christmas at a price of $ 4,600.It measures 15 inches, walking on two legs, is if it falls, and may dress in several colors. But look no similarities with his colleagues under development at Sony or Honda, which look like humanoids whose marketing is not yet valid. Car Nuvo is its name, has no head so that they can more easily maintain a balance. Likewise his arms were reduced to its simplest expression, with balls without fingertip instead of mains. It responds to simple voice commands, like “advance” or “stop” and can be driven remotely ‘ Using a cell phone. A digital camera at the top of its’ chest ‘has a videophone function transmitted to Japan on a mobile phone operator NTT Do Como. The prototype currently costs around 27,500 dollars for a daily maintenance cost of $ 3,200! But its inventor ZMP research an industrial partner that will significantly reduce costs by a construction masse. Nuvo could therefore reach etales for Christmas at a price of 4,600 dollars and ZMP account can quickly reduce the price at the d a laptop entry gamme.A record on the second photo, bottom left, a new concept for the web cam video, a half sphere equipped with a dozen mini digital cameras?