Tag: hubo

Nov 21 2005

Albert Hubo Meets the President

President Bush meets Albert Hubo

President Bush was at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Busan, South Korea last Friday where he had the opportunity to meet the infamous Albert Hubo. Although W doesn’t seem phased, this is still one robot that sends shivers up my spine.

Nov 15 2005

Albert Hubo, the Einstein-bot

Albert Hubo Robot

There’s not much of a back-story, but CNET News.com has the creepiest picture that you are likely to see today or any day for that matter. The photo, taken this morning at a Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, shows a model, clearly under duress, shaking hands with a robot that has the head of Albert …

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Oct 27 2005

Korea’s Intelligent Service Robot Project

Roboking, LG Electronics' cleaning robot

Gizmodo’s got a brief summary today of an article in the Korea Herald that outlines the government of South Korea’s desire to have commercially available intelligent robots by next year. The “intelligent service robot” project as it is being called by the Ministry of Information and Communication states that intelligent robots for entertainment, education, home …

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