REEM weighs 90 kg, is 1.7 meters tall and has a battery life of about 8 hours. With a variety of sensors including gyroscopes and accelerometers, REEM is able to navigate any surroundings.
The press release states:
REEM is a humanoid robot, equipped with an autonomous navigation system, a touch screen, and is capable of roaming through any kind of surroundings. It can be used as a guide, an entertainer, a logistical tool and has many other applications, while its touch screen can be used for a variety of multimedia applications, e.g. to display a map of the surrounding area, display a variety of information, and for tele-assistance.
No word on the price, but PAL robotics is already busy building 20 REEM robots for clients.
Sounds great, but can he make me a martini and do my laundry?
See our previous post about REEM-B or click through for a video of REEM directing people at a mall.