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May 9: Robot Hall of Fame To Announce 2007 Inductees at RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition, May 15 in Boston

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Media Advisory: Robot Hall of Fame® To Announce 2007 Inductees
At RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition, May 15 in Boston

EVENT: Carnegie Mellon University's Robot Hall of Fame®, established in 2003 to recognize real and fictional robots that have inspired or achieved breakthroughs in robotics, will announce four new inductees during a special luncheon at the fourth annual RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition (www.roboevent.com). Matthew T. Mason, director of the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute, and Don Marinelli, executive producer of Carnegie Mellon's Entertainment Technology Center, will present the new inductees. Lee Gutkind, author of the book "Almost Human: Making Robots Think," will be the keynote speaker.

WHEN: Noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 15.

WHERE: Ballroom C, third floor, Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street, Boston.

NOTE TO REPORTERS: A news release and downloadable high-resolution images of the inductees will be available at www.cmu.edu/news following the luncheon. For more information on the Robot Hall of Fame, see www.robothalloffame.org.

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