Stanford researchers to introduce new version of 'JackRabbot'

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Stanford researchers are introducing a new version of their polite pedestrian robot named "JackRabbot." (Stanford University)

Stanford researchers are introducing a new version of their polite pedestrian robot named "JackRabbot."

Stanford researchers are introducing a new version of their polite pedestrian robot. "JackRabbot 2" will debut to the public.

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It will have a face of sorts and one arm, unlike the previous version.

It's also larger and more maneuverable than version one.

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The goal is to develop a robot that doesn't just move around in its environment. It's aware of its surroundings and can interact with humans in a more natural ways.

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