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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Collaborate with Six Companies to Commercialize Home Robot "wakamaru".

Tokyo, Japan, Aug 19, 2005 - (JCNN) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), in collaboration with Itochu Corp., Omron Field Engineering, Sumitomo Corp., Seika Corp., BELLSYSTEM24, and Mitsubishi Corp., launched a joint effort on August 18 to market "wakamaru," MHI's unique home robot.

Equipped with sensors and image processing functions, wakamaru visually recognizes the members of the family that owns it and services them by providing weather forecasts and other web-enabled tools.

The six partner companies will provide support for marketing, application development, customer relations, and maintenance operations.

Source: JCN http://www.japancorp.net

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