Keepon is a little robot, about 20cm high and can interact with people by making sounds and movements. It body looks like two balls on top of each other.

Keepon is a small robot designed to study social development by interacting with children. Keepon was developed by Hideki Kozima while at the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) in Kyoto, Japan. It has:

  • four motors
  • a rubber skin
  • two cameras in its eyes
  • a microphone in its nose