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CES 2014: Robots invade consumer market for play, work

Published on Jan 10, 2014 6:16 AM
Play-i's three-wheeled robot for children "Bo" moves its arm to play a tune, at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Jan 7, 2014. -- PHOTO: AFP

LAS VEGAS (AFP) - The robots are coming, and they are here to help.

Help clean your windows, teach children, or even provide entertainment or companionship.

This week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas highlights enormous growth in robotics in a range of fields.

Meet Bo and Yana, for example - they are cute robots that can fit in your hand and help teach youngsters about programming.

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