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Friend or Frankenstein? North Austin lab holds prototype humanoid robot, with more to follow.

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Austin-based company Apptronik is developing a humanoid robot and is teaming up with NASA to get it done.

The robot, named Apollo, is poised to be one of the first humanoids available in commercial markets and is expected to reach broader availability next year. Currently, its first prototype is complete at the company’s headquarters on Stonehollow Dr. in North Austin.

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