Monday, August 27, 2007

"Robot Land" on Korea

Robot South Korea are industrials city which will begin the robotics industry. Their project is called "Robot Land" won't be all work an no play, with exhibition halls and, even a stadium for robot competitions was planned in addition to the usual research centers and homes for manufacturers and parts suppliers. According to, south korea government committee will pick the site for the city this November, with construction then set to get underway sometime in 2009 (with the help of more than a few robot workers no doubt). While complete details on funding won't be announced until after the site is chosen, it'll apparently cost somewhere in the neighborhood of 500 billion won (or roughly $530 million), 50 billion won of which is expected to come from the government.
Posted by Ribhararnus Pracutian at 9:31 AM |  


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