Researchers Are Developing A Robot Language

Knowing a couple of languages is helpful in a global society. And here's one you may want to add: ROILA. That would be Robot Interaction Language — a new spoken language that researchers in the Netherlands are working on to help people talk to their growing number of helper robots.

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MARY LOUISE KELLY, host:

Good morning. I'm Mary Louise Kelly.

Knowing a couple of languages is helpful in a global society. And here's one you may want to add: ROILA - that would be Robot Interaction Language, a new spoken language that researchers in the Netherlands are developing to help people talk to their growing numbers of robot helpers.

How knows? ROILA could help ease the human-robot language barriers so that we and our robots can exist in wobiju. That's ROILA for harmony.

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