Being interrupted by impatient audience members is a headache -- but part of the job -- for most politicians. But for Turkey's Transport and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan, the heckling on Tuesday came from an unusual source -- a stubborn robot called "Sanbot".
A ping-pong-playing robot served up a hit at a top Tokyo tech fair Monday, while a barely-moving machine in the shape of a sloth aimed to provide a relaxing change of pace.
A giant South Korean-built manned robot that walks like a human but makes the ground shake under its weight has taken its first baby steps.
Toyota Motor Corp on Monday unveiled a doe-eyed palm-sized robot, dubbed Kirobo Mini, designed as a synthetic baby companion in Japan, where plummeting birth rates have left many women childless.