Cleaning Robot Gives Tours and Presentations
RIDC-01 from Tmsuk of Japan cleans floors and interacts with people.
It understands some speech (Japanese) and can respond. It has a projector in its head to direct your attention or even play a DVD.
The unit is designed for use in office or shopping mall. It weighs a whopping 100kg (220 pounds).
According to 3yen.com it can be had for a meager US $85,000.
The name for the robot comes from the initials of Robotics Industry Development Council (RIDC).
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