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Snackbot - Robot That Serves Snacks!

American scientists have created a new robot that can deliver snacks, after a two-year's research.

The name of the robot is 'Snackbot'.

A media reporter witnessed the Snackbot delivering a granola bar.

"Hello, I'm the Snackbot," introduced the Snackbot and enquired, "I've come to deliver snacks to Ian. Is Ian here?"

Snackbot is invented by Paul Rybski and team, of Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.

The robot comes with the features like laser navigation, sonar sensors and a Point Grey Bumblebee 2 stereo camera which function as its eyes. The cost of the Snackbot will be just 20,000 dollars!

Story first published: Monday, March 8, 2010, 17:16 [IST]
Read more about: robot technology
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