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 * [http://www.robo-etf.org/ Robotics Engineering Task Force website].


CustomDebian to control ["robot"] s using Linux.

According to ?TechNewsWorld, Linux is poised to play a central role in an emerging industry that many expect to overtake the PC industry in size: robotics. Japan is currently driving robot innovation, according to the article, impelled by a looming labor shortage. Consumer robots like the Sony Aibo and Honda Asimo make headlines, but ubiquitous, cheap, and practical utility robots are what most Japanese robot makers are focused on, and "carmaker Honda believes that robots will become its most important business," according to the article.