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Tomy to Release Humanoid Robot.

Tokyo, Japan, Jan 24, 2007 - (JCN) - Tomy Company Ltd. announced the release of Ominibot 2007 i-SOBOT, the smallest multiple-feature humanoid robot in existence at 165mm.

Servo motors, developed by Tomy, are embedded in 17 places of i-SOBOT's body as well as gyro-sensors (for sustaining good balance). The i-SOBOT's has five embedded functions for performing multiple actions seamlessly.

There is a remote control function, programmable memory, random action function, voice control, and many dancing routines.

According to Tomy, the voice command and dance functions are unique features of i-SOBOT and are unavailable in other humanoid robots.

The i-SOBOT will be priced at around 31,000 yen and available in July 2007.

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Date:Feb 6, 2007
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