The King and I

Chinese inventor Tao Xiangli controls his self-made humanoid robot with a remote controller.

This home-made robot, named "The King of Innovation", was made out of scrap metal by Chinese inventor Tao Xiangli of Beijing, China. Completed in less than a year at a cost of 300,000 yuan (S$62,000), it is 2.1m tall and weighs 480kg. It can move its hands and legs, and mimic human voices.


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