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Our 6 favorite robots from IFA 2016 will mow, vacuum, and even sketch for you

16 September 2016

Projector.

A recent tech show in Europe, IFA, has showcased a range of robots. This range includes:

  • Sanbot, a multi-functional robot that's seeking work as a house maid, security guard, healthcare assistant, or teacher. 
  • Tipron, the Internet-connected projector, that can be programmed to turn on at specific times, roll out to a predetermined spot in the house, and project downloaded HD video onto the walls.

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Indicators of progression for discussion starters:

Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to describe examples of how technology has impacted on the social world over time. 3
Technological modelling Use this and other examples to discuss why technology can challenge people’s views of what it is to be "human". 8

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Keywords: robots, construction and mechanical, digital, characteristics of technology

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