Sony struggles to find homes for humanoid robots

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TOKYO, March 27 (Reuters) - Judging from the cooing at a demonstration of Sony Corp's diminutive SDR robot, few would dispute just how cute the humanoid machine is. Its creator Masahiro Fujita, who called it "him" instead of "it", seemed to feel genuinely guilty as he pushed it over to show how easily it gets back up. "I don't like this," he said. But while Sony , the world's largest consumer electronics maker, may have succeeded in creating a cuddly humanoid robot, it still faces a ...

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