Thursday, September 22, 2011

Cute Yellow Robot Dances for a Good Cause


In October, you will be able to buy the My Keepon Robot for just $50. This robot looks like a mix between a rubber duck and a snowman. When he hears music, he squirms and bops to the beat. He is also sensitive to the touch, (the creator said that he doesn't like being touched in the bum!). This robotic playmate was first developed to study social interaction with autistic children. It cost $30,000 to develop the very first My Keepon. The creator, Marek Michalowski, says that a portion of the profit will be invested in further studies.

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