RIC Android: From Smartphone to Robot
A bipedal robot that looks like the Android mascot? Well, why not? RIC Android, which made its public debut at the [[xref: http://www.google.com/events/developerday/2010/gallery.html#tokyo|Google Developer Day 2010]] in Tokyo is powered by Android, naturally. The brainchild of Japanese tech firms [[xref: http://www.rt-net.jp/?p=358|RT Corporation]] and [[xref: http://www.brilliantservice.co.jp/|Brilliant Service]], RIC isn't the most graceful robot around, as this [[xref: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jclyrynrsMk&NR=1|video]] demonstrates.
Picture credit: [[xref: http://www.geeky-gadgets.com/2010/09/|www.geeky-gadgets.com]]