Safety Issues Loom as Humanoid Invasion Approaches

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Wed, Mar 10th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

As robots emerging from research labs get smarter, there are moves to put them in increasingly close contact with humans. "We want robots to operate in our human world but they need to be safe," says Chris Melhuish of the Bristol Robotics Laboratory in the UK. "It's no good if they fall over on a 2-year-old or poke someone in the eye."

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