ROBOTS INVADE LAS VEGAS!
by George Mitsuoka
Along with perfect weather and more than 150,000 humans, robots made a strong showing at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 5 – 8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Some highlights:
Robotis was showing their very flexible Bioloid Edutainment robot kit. This Robo-One style kit comes with a main controller, 18 servos, and plastic interconnections. It appears to allow more creative use of the various parts compared to several of the metal Robo-One kits shown recently. Configurations on display included a dinosaur, snake, dog, spider, and wheeled vehicles. At approximately $900 US, this kit may be the new bargain in multi-jointed servo robots.