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Originally developed as a therapeutic tool to help autistic children with social communication, this robot is now being released as a toy that can dance in time to music or clapping. Sensors make the robot sensitive to types of touch, allowing it to respond differently to, say, pokes and squeezes. Watch a demo of Keepon here.

Product: My Keepon
Cost: $50
Availability: Availability
Source: mykeepon.com
Companies: Wow! Stuff and BeatBots

Credit: Christopher Harting

Tagged: Computing

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