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November 2013
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Robokind's ZENO R25 Interactive Robot
Welcome to the future of human-robot interaction.

Article By Steven R. Rochlin


Robokind ZENO R25  Robokind's ZENO R25 is the first affordable advanced social robot in the world! His life-like abilities will change how humans and robots interact. The company's vision was to develop an intelligent, intuitive and socially interactive robot with the same astounding capabilities as robots that they build for universities, yet at an affordable cost of $2699 for everyone. The open source platform software allows researchers, developers, hobbyists and anyone else to work with, develop and participate in making intelligent, social robots.

Lead by Director of Engineering Richard Margolin, who has been a part of the success behind renowned robots like Einstein, Diego, Julio and Bina, the Robokind team spent two years developing and testing different prototypes and working with manufacturing partners to create what will be the first affordable advance social robot in the world.

Your Kickstarter backing will help them with ongoing software development where ZENO R25 who will be able to teach different languages like Chinese, Spanish or French. You can ask him any question and ZENO will instantly search multiple websites. Eventually, ZENO can be loaded with 100s of books and stories that have shown to dramatically increase the vocabulary and verbal ability of children who has it. ZENO R25 will have software called CompuCompassion that enables the robot to perceive the emotional state and interest of the participants and alter the presentation.

Robokind ZENO R25

Software Specifications
Java with OSGi and Maven – Foundation based on widely used enterprise application tools for a dynamic runtime and code distribution.

Java with OSGi and Maven – Foundation based on widely used enterprise application tools for a dynamic runtime and code distribution.

C/C++, C#, Python – Language-independent framework allows us to use the right programming language for each job.

OWL Ontologies and RDF Data Stores – Flexible and powerful knowledge description language and data storage.

JFlux – Service Runtime Management
Inter-Process and Cross-Language Communication Appdapter – OWL/RDF Knowledge Management
System Configuration and State Graphs RoboKind – Low-Level Robotics Control, actuator and sensor communication

CogChar – Cognitive Character framework for performing complex behaviors






















































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