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    Date and time in Python scripts

    7th September 2007

    Here’s an excellent description of various methods to handle date and time in Python scripts.


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    i-SOBOT (Omnibot-2007) by TOMY and SANYO

    3rd September 2007

    This isn’t new, but looks like a milestone to me (yeah, I know about Sony and their robots, but that was before and different).

    i-SOBOT CAMVersion

    i-SOBOT is a tiny 165-mm robot with 17 servo-engines. i-SOBOT can be programmed and controlled at distance (using the LCD-equipped remote control), and understands up to 10 voice commands. This robot will be available in Japan and US in October 2007.

    According to the Guinness Book Of Records, i-SOBOT is the smallest robot in the world.
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