robot.jpgIPNews® – Nearly eight years after it seemed that Sony’s foray into robotics was over, the Japanese electronics giant has filed a patent application in the field.

The focus of this patent is not the robot itself, but a self-diagnostic software system for cameras which can differentiate between a scratch and dust on a camera lens by comparing multiple camera images. Apart from being able to complete simple tasks such as cleaning, the patent cites medical uses related to an aging population.  To continue reading, click: Sony Seeks Patent Related to Household Robots