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Friendly Robots

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Friendly Robots

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NPR's Eric Weiner attended the Robodex exhibition in Japan, where a recurring theme this year was the human-robot relationship. Robot makers are promoting robots as friendly personal companions. The days of Jetson-like personal robotic servants for household chores may not be with us just yet, but manufacturers are taking some steps in that direction.