• Short Summary

    Japan, world leader in technological innovation, had developed an amazing new robot.

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    1.
    GV & SVs Robot presents its business card. (4 SHOTS)
    0.26

    2.
    SCU Technician issuing command to robot.
    0.30

    3.
    GVs Robot performing tasks, including choosing objects and presenting flowers. (16 SHOTS)
    2.30




    Initials RdeL/JRS





    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Japan, world leader in technological innovation, had developed an amazing new robot. The Sigmoideum Electric's invention is programmed to perform various functions which almost amount to human responses. The robot sees, hears, moves and speaks. It obeys voice commands in Japanese and even seems to have good manners. Its manufacturers, conscious of advertising their product, have provided the robot with business cards which it presents to customers. A set of sonic proximity sensors tell it when there are objects in its path. The robot then stops about centimetres (27 inches) from the obstacle, and asks for instructions from its operator. This technological wonder can also distinguish among three basic shapes using electronic eyes. It is able to lift objects weighing up to one kilogramme (2.2 pounds) with its six-jointed two-fingered arm. Sigmoideum Electric's recommend their robot for wide variety of jobs, such as assembly work, mining, and hazardous repair work on nuclear reactors.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAUJZ340NZXN1UVXPPG0YVUUJ6
    Media URN:
    VLVAAUJZ340NZXN1UVXPPG0YVUUJ6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1983
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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