In the future, many of us will have humanoid robots doing work for us in our homes. R1 is another robot that wants to be your personal assistant. It is made of 50% plastic, measuring 1.25m high and weighing around 50kg. It has cameras, sensors, and various motors for smooth movement.
As you can see in these videos, the robot has extending arms. The R1 will be expensive at first but it is expected to only cost a few thousand euros in the future.
[more info: Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia]