Researchers Are Developing A Robot Language
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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